Sources of Information in Transportation
TRUCKING
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United States Sources (including some international):
Periodicals



AASHTO Journal. Washington, DC: American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials, weekly.

AASHTO News. Washington, DC: American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials.

AASHTO Quarterly. Washington, DC: American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials, quarterly.

AASHTO Regs Report. Washington, DC: American Association of State Highway Transportation Officials, weekly.

ATHS Show Time. Birmingham, AL: American Truck Historical Society, 1994- .

American Trucker. (various editions). Skokie, IL: Prism Business Media, 1975- , monthly. Information available at: http://www.trucker.com

Automotive Engineering International. Warrendale, PA: Society of Automotive Engineers, monthly. Information available at: http://www.sae.org/automag/ 

Automotive Industries. Tuscaloosa, AL: Randall-Reilly Publishing Co., monthly.
Information available at: http://www.ai-online.com 

Serves the domestic and international original equipment-manufacturing segment.  Written for engineering, design, manufacturing, production, management and purchasing executives in the motor vehicle industry.

Automotive News. Detroit, MI: Crain Communications, Inc., weekly, 1925- . Information available at: http://www.automotivenews.com 

Weekly newspaper of the automotive industry. Includes section of truck sales and general truck industry news.  Special annual issue, Automotive News Market Data Book, contains statistics on truck sales, registration, prices, products and specifications.  International edition also available.

Bulk Transporter. Overland Park, KS: Prism Business Media, 1937- , monthly.
Information available at: http://bulktransporter.com 

Commercial Carrier Journal. Tuscaloosa, AL: Randall-Reilly Publishing Co., monthly. Information available at: http://www.ccjmagazine.com

Commercial Motor. Surry, UK: Reed Business Information, weekly. 

Diesel Progress, North American Edition. Waukesha, WI: Diesel & Gas Turbine Publications, monthly. Information available at: http://www.dieselpub.com

Early Warning Truck Sales Forecast. Farmington, MI: National Truck Equipment Association.

Fleet Equipment. Akron, OH: Babcox Publishing, monthly. Information available at: http://www.fleetequipment.com

Dedicated to the management, specification, purchase & maintenance of truck equipment.

Fleet Owner. Skokie, IL: Prism Business Media, monthly. Information available at: http://fleetowner.com 

Written for executives & managers of commercial trucking fleets that operate 5 or more vehicles.

Florida Truck News. Tallahassee, FL: Florida Trucking Association, Inc., monthly.

Heavy Duty Trucking: the Business Magazine of Trucking. Irvine, CA: Newport Publications, monthly. Information available at: http://www.heavydutytrucking.com

Illinois Truck News. Fort Dodge, IA: Heartland Custom Publishers Group.

Intermodal Insights. Greenbelt, MD: Intermodal Association of North America, monthly.

Official IANA newsletter containing the latest news affection the freight transportation industry, with a special focus on intermodalism.

Iowa Trucking Lifeliner. Des Moines, IA: Iowa Motor Truck Association, monthly.

Journal of Commerce. Newark, NJ: Commonwealth Business Media, weekly. Information available at: http://www.joc.com 

Weekly magazine that provides authoritative editorial content for international logistics executives to help them plan their global supply chain and better manage their day-to-day international logistics and shipping needs. This information is delivered through news, analysis, case studies, and perspective pieces.

Land Line Magazine. Grain Valley, MO: Owner-Operators Independent Drivers Association, monthly. Information available at: http://www.landlinemag.com

Monthly magazine written by and for professional truckers operating trucks and
semi-trailers in for-hire transportation of exempt and regulated commodities.

Light & Medium Truck. Alexandria, VA: American Trucking Associations, monthly.  Information available at: http://ttnews.com/lmt/

Logistics Management. Waltham, MA: Reed Business Information, monthly. 
Information available at: http://www.logisticsmgmt.com

Maine Motor Transport News. Augusts, ME: Maine Motor Transport Association, Inc.,  published 10 times/year.

Maintenance Matters. Alexandria, VA: American Trucking Associations. The Maintenance Council, monthly.

Provides coverage of news affecting motor carriers, including DOT rulemaking and new product development, as well as technical articles on enhancing shop safety and productivity.

Mid-America Transporter. Topeka, KS: Kansas Motor Carriers Association, monthly.

Motor Carrier Permit & Tax Bulletin. Neenah, WI: J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc., monthly.

Provides advance notice of tax and fee increases, alerts to changes in permitting and reporting requirements, gives information on licensing and registrations agreement, and provides all former ICC regulations now under FMCSA.

Motor Carrier Safety Report. Washington, DC: US Department of Transportation. Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Information available at: http://www.bts.gov

Sixteen-page newsletter that provides timely transport-specific safety and compliance news. Includes information on rule revisions, DOT programs, recent penalties, enforcement, comment periods, and safety studies. 

NTEA Technical Report. Farmington Hills, MI: National Truck Equipment Association.

Updates, changes and reports on technical matters affecting the truck equipment industry. Generally features product compatibility information from truck chassis manufacturers. Issued as necessary.

NTEA Washington Update. Farmington Hills, MI: National Truck Equipment Association.

Monthly synopsis of current federal government activities affecting the truck equipment industry. Covers both legislative and regulatory issues.

Nebraska Trucker. Lincoln, NE: Truck Services, Inc.

New Jersey Motor Truck Association Bulletin. E. Brunswick, NJ: New Jersey Motor Truck Association, monthly.

OEM Off-Highway. Cygnus Business Media, Fort Atkinson, WI. 8 times a year.

Offers product development solutions for the off road market.

Oklahoma Motor Carrier. Oklahoma City, OK: Associated Motor Carriers of Oklahoma, Inc., quarterly.

Overdrive. Tuscaloosa, AL: Randall-Reilly Publishing Co., monthly. Information available at: http://www.overdriveonline.com 

Owner Operator. Tuscaloosa, AL: Randall-Reilly Publishing Co., 10 times a year. Information available at: http://www.owneroperator.com
 
Business magazine for independent truckers and small fleet owners.  Covers topics such as vehicle selection, equipment specification, record-keeping and business management.

Refrigerated Transporter. Skokie, IL: Prism Business Media, monthly. Information available at: http://www.refrigeratedtrans.com

Road King Magazine. Nashville, TN: Hammock Publishing Inc., bimonthly. Information available at: http://www.roadking.com

RoadStar. Irvine, CA: Newport Communications Group, 1999. Information available at: http://www.roadstaronline.com  

South Dakota Trucking News. Sioux Falls, SD: South Dakota Trucking Association, monthly.

Standard Trucking and Transportation Statistics. Alexandria, VA: American Trucking Associations, quarterly. Information available at: http://www.truckline.com 

Successful Dealer. Deerfield, IL: Kona Communications, Inc. Information available at: http://www.konacommunications.com 

TTMA Bulletin. Alexandria, VA: Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association, monthly.  Information available at: http://www.ttmanet.org

Highlights news pertinent to the trailer and tank and container industry, DOT safety regulations as well as many other related subjects. 

Traffic World. East Windsor, NJ: Commonwealth Business Media, weekly. Information available at: http://www.trafficworld.com

The Trailblazer. Alexandria, VA: American Trucking Associations. The Maintenance Council, published 3 times annually.

Provides summaries of The Maintenance Council’s meetings.

Trailer/Body Builders. Skokie, IL: Prism Business Media, monthly. Information available at: http://www.trailer-bodybuilders.com

The Trailer-Body Builders is published for those who produce and sell commercial truck bodies, trailers, and truck equipment.

Transport Topics. Alexandria, VA: American Trucking Association, weekly. Information available at: http://www.transporttopics.com 

Trucking industry’s business to business news weekly. Geared to those involved in the management, traffic and maintenance of regulated haulers and carriers engaged in interstate distribution.

Transportation and Distribution. Cleveland, OH: Penton Media, Inc., monthly. Information available at: http://www.tdmagazine.com 

Transportation CEO. American Trucking Association, Alexandria, VA.

Transportation Journal. Atlanta, GA: American Society of Transportation and Logistics, Inc., quarterly.

Published quarterly by the AST&L, to disseminate research findings and original
writings on transportation, logistics, and related fields.

Transportation Law Journal. Denver, CO: University of Denver, College of Law, semi-annual.

Transportation Quarterly. Lansdowne, VA: Eno Transportation Foundation, Inc., quarterly. Information available at: http://enotrans.com 

Beginning in 2006, this became a free quarterly electronic newsletter.  It provides analyses of transportation-related issues.  Features both empirical and scientific research analyses.  Articles address transportation issues in economics and finance, administration and management, regulation and enforcement, communications and marketing, leadership and management, safety and education, energy and environment and legislation and policy.

Transportation Recruiting & Retention Insights. Neenah, WI: J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc., monthly.

Eight-page newsletter that gives practical tips and techniques plus industry trends on recruiting and retention issues.  Covers topics such as driver turnover, how to conduct a thorough interview, orientation sessions, and rehiring drivers. 

Transportation Safety Training Newsletter. Neenah, WI: J.J. Keller & Associates, Inc., monthly.

Focuses on different transport safety topics in each issue. Subjects covered include road rage, roadside inspections, and passing. 

Truck and Bus Builder, the International Newsletter of Commercial Vehicle Manufacturing, Developments. Taunton, UK: Truck & Bus Publishing, monthly.  Information available at: http://www.truckandbusbuilder.com 

Truck and Commercial Vehicle International. London, UK: Sterling Publications Ltd.

Truck and Driver Magazine. Sulton, Surrey, UK: Reed Business Information, monthly.

The Truck Blue Book. Overland Park, KS: National Market Reports, quarterly.

Lists values for all models of heavy, medium and light-duty trucks for 8 years. Includes vehicle identification section for identification of make and model from the serial number.

Truck Engineering. Warrnadale, PA: Society of Automotive Engieers, quarterly.

Truck Equipment News. Farmington Hills, MI: National Truck Equipment Association, monthly. Information available at: http://transenews.com 

Covers NTEA and member/industry activities, business/management issues, technical topics, excise tax applications, shop management topics, legislative and regulatory news, monthly new truck retail sales figures, NTEA/industry events calendar, and other current topics of interest to industry members

Truck Parts & Service. Deerfield, IL: Kona Communications, 1966. Information available at: http://www.truckpartsandservice.com 

Truck World. North Vancouver, BC, Canada: Global Trade Publications.

Truckers News. Tuscaloosa, AL: Randall-Reilly Publishing Co., monthly. Information available at: http://www.etrucker.com/ 

News and lifestyle magazine for the professional driver.

Truckin’ Life, the Voice of the Australian Truck Driver. Alexandria, NSW, Australia:  FPC Magazines.

Trucking Economic Review. Alexandria, VA: American Trucking Association, quarterly.

Trucking Minnesota. St. Paul, MN: Minnesota Trucking Association, monthly.

UMTRI Research Review. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute, published four times per year.

Utility Fleet Management. Alexandria, VA: TT Publishing, monthly. Information available at: http://www.ttnews.com/ufm

Ward’s AutoWorld. Skokie, IL: Prism Business Media, monthly. Information available at: http://www.wardsauto.com

Ward’s Dealer Business. Skokie, IL: Prism Business Media, monthly.

Wheels of Time. Birmingham, AL: American Truck Historical Society, bimonthly.  Information available at: http://www.aths.org/

World Commercial Vehicles. London: AWKnowledge, monthly. Information available at: http://awknowledge.com