Industry advocates say that CARB fuel standards are grossly unfair to businesses that are regulated by other states. Hearing begins this week.
CSA score violations can be devastating to a truck driver’s career. Fighting a bogus violation is tough – how did you do it?
A Truck Driver caught up in an International scrap may soon be found not guilty of arms and ammo trafficking. Powerful Mexican authority officials have corroborated his story about an unfortunate wrong turn near the border.
Paul Taylor is a trucking advocate and lawyer who travels the country with a presentation that every trucker should see – it’s called “What Every Truck Driver Should Know.” It explains how truckers can protect themselves using the Surface Transportation Assistance Act (STAA). Watch now!
Maine’s governor Paul LePage decided to boost fines related to distracted driving, texting and phone use in cars and trucks.
Some Las Cruces residents are fired-up about the city’s new plan to collect fines due for tickets, but will they have the water to put out the fire?
“Jessica’s Law” has gone into effect in New Jersey. It aims to curb aggressive behavior on highways, which is an immediate concern of many truckers.
Missouri Senate Bill 752 appears to lack enough support to pass committee. I-70 continues to degrade without funding. What are the options?
A new law handed down by the California Supreme Court this week puts truck drivers at odds with employers and other labor groups. What happened?
In this downturned economy, many in congress are looking for ways to balance the budget without raising taxes. The need to look no further, legalization of marijuana could bring in billions of dollars a year to the U.S. economy, says more than 300 economists.
An authorized bill from lawmakers reveals Arizona’s plan to construct new toll roads with the help of private companies.
Legislation to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on truck and trailer purchases and replace it with an increase in the diesel fuel tax has been introduced. Is this more fair to truckers or fleets?
More tolls and fees could be in store for truckers if Pennsylvania passes a bill to privatize all roads and bridges in 2012.
Citing the results of a new study in conjunction with some previous European surveys, the FMCSA feels that truck safety can get even better by installing speed limiters.
A Utah carrier that violated multiple requirements has been shut down this week. Read who and why inside.
While your GPS may keep you from getting lost, it might not keep you out of trouble.
A new financial scam being conducted on transportation companies has caused an alert to be issued by the DOT. Carriers and Owner/Operators beware!
The hiring process for truckers can be lengthy and difficult. Recruiters want to know everything they can about you. But they can’t ask these specific questions.
Would you buy gas from a truck stop that runs a check on your plates to see if your CDL is up to date and your insurance is paid up?
Falsifying logs isn’t the only thing this trucking company got caught with. Yuck!
Agri-Biz Truck Drivers catch a break from the Transportation Bill currently being debated on Capitol Hill. Find out if your job is affected.
The Truckload Carriers Association named their chairman for the 2012 – 2013 tenure. Find out more about him.
How much would you pay to be the sole resident of a small town in Wyoming? Find out inside…
CSA will penalize truckers for no-fault accidents, adding there is a correlation between past and future wrecks, although not a single expert could explain the hypothesis.
Your cell phone data is no longer protected by the 4th Amendment.
New Missouri bill will combine CDL and Medical Certification Card, change the current “failure to appear” implications and add $60 million to the state’s transportation budget.