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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) provided guidance for truckers with an Electronic Logging Device (ELD) affected by the Microsoft outage.
California police arrested a truck driver following a truck fire and explosion in Tracy on Wednesday.

OOIDA to Trump: Why don’t you meet with actual truckers?

As part of their next step in the fight against Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has challenged President Trump to...

Truck driver safety belt usage skyrockets to record breaking national level

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that the use of safety belts by truck drivers has increased...

California diesel excise tax to go up 20 cents beginning November 1st

California is looking to raise billions of dollars for transportation projects by raising the fuel tax beginning on November 1, 2017. California gas taxes to...

ATRI names top 10 critical issues in trucking for 2017

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released its annual list of critical issues in trucking. ATRI explains their methodology saying, "The issues and potential strategies...

Wisconsin introduces bill to require human trafficking training for truckers

Today in the Wisconsin state Capitol, a bipartisan bill was introduced in a public hearing that would require truck drivers to take human trafficking prevention...

NHTSA: Fatal crashes involving commercial vehicles up more than 5%

The US Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released 2016 fatal crash data on Friday and found that not only were overall...

Man driving a dump truck with 47 license suspensions faces felony charges

Last week a Rochester man, Eugene N. Smith, 68, was driving a tow truck when he hit a stop sign and fled, all while...

WATCH LIVE: Trump talks taxes with truckers

Watch live video as President Donald Trump addresses hundreds of members of the trucking industry from an airplane hanger in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. The speech is...

ATA plans to unveil vehicle cybersecurity threat reporting service

On October 23, the American Trucking Associations (ATA) are set to release innovative anti-hacker technology that would report cybersecurity threats. The Fleet CyWatch (CQ) service...

VIDEO: Operation Black and Blue and United Truckers protest on Washington

This video recaps the Operation Black and Blue and United Truckers protest that happened last week in Washington. The organizations protested from October 3 through...

Senator Chuck Schumer opens fire against proposed gun reciprocity law

Senator Chuck Schumer is criticizing proposed legislation that would allow Americans to carry concealed firearms into more restrictive states like New York -- and...

ACLU warns Rhode Island of privacy issues with controversial truck-toll program

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Rhode Island is warning about the absence of privacy protections from the state's truck-toll network -- namely...

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