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I-80 Enforcement

CHP To Amp Up CMV Enforcement After Truck Fires

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) says that it will be increasing commercial vehicle enforcement along a major interstate after a recent uptick in truck fires.

Fines for violating trucking regulations are going up

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is increasing fines for violating trucking regulations.
Amazon Prime

Prime, Inc. sues Amazon over trademark infringement

One of the nation's largest trucking companies is taking on retail giant Amazon over their use of the word "Prime" on their truck's trailers.
No Truck Parking

Truck Parking Fines to Skyrocket in City — if Lawmakers Have Their Way

Lawmakers in New York City are hard at work at passing bills that would significantly increase the fines truckers would have to pay for parking in the wrong place.
Operation Hard Hat

State troopers are hiding in plain sight in construction zones

Troopers with New York State Police are disguising themselves to keep an eye on drivers as part of an enforcement operation called "Operation Hard Hat."

13 state truck crackdown taking place now through March 5

More than a dozen states are currently participating in a commercial vehicle enforcement effort, according to a news release from the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).
GATS Listening Session

Watch truckers grill FMCSA in HOS listening session here

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration representatives were on hand to listen to what truckers had to say about coming Hours of Service changes during a listening session on Friday.
New Hampshire Roadcheck

New Hampshire troopers discover 1,205 violations during Roadcheck

The New Hampshire State Police have released the results from this week's International Roadcheck truck inspection blitz.
ATRI 2019

List ranks top ten biggest worries in trucking for 2019

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released its annual list of the top critical issues facing the trucking industry.
Falcon Transport Co

Pilot sues shut-down trucking company over $800,000 in unpaid fuel charges

A recently shuttered trucking company is facing more bad news as truck stop giant Pilot Travel Centers has filed suit over hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid fuel charges.
Chicken Plant

Nearly 700 arrested during ICE chicken plant raids

Federal authorities raided several Mississippi chicken plants yesterday, arresting hundreds of workers.

Video dives into New York City’s crackdown on idling trucks

Last week, New York City officials pushed a program that rewards locals with cash for reporting on idling trucks -- here's what you need to know.
PA Turnpike 12

Here’s how much more you’ll be paying in tolls on the PA Turnpike soon

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission will once again be increasing tolls for both passenger and commercial vehicles in just a few more weeks.
AB 5

Truckers sue California over labor law that threatens 70,000 owner-operators

The California Trucking Association (CTA) has filed a federal lawsuit in California to try to stop an impending law that they say threatens the livelihood of tens of thousands of truck drivers.
Drug & Alcohol

Not sure how to sign up for the new Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse? This’ll...

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has created a tutorial video to walk you through the steps for signing up for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse.

State troopers seize 5 trucks after they say company failed to pay tolls

Maine State Police say that they have seized multiple trucks from a trucking company after it allegedly failed to pay tolls to the Maine Turnpike Authority for three years.
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