Tag: Swift Transportation

One person is dead and another was injured following a train vs. semi truck collision in in Dundy County, Nebraska, on Tuesday.
The Truck Safety Coalition (TSC) told transportation officials that they are "dismayed, disappointed, and deeply disturbed" that rulemaking on heavy truck speed limiters and automatic emergency braking systems has been pushed back to 2025.

VIDEO: Driver’s tough backing maneuver filmed with drone

This driver thought of a creative way to film his truck as he backed into a difficult dock - a drone! This video was uploaded...

Swift Transportation to increase cruise speed to 65 MPH

Yesterday Swift Transportation announced that it will be increasing the cruising speed for its drivers to 65 m.p.h. From yesterday's Facebook post from Swift: "MORE GREAT...

Former IT Worker Charged With Defrauding Swift Transportation Out Of $1.6 Million

An Arizona man is facing numerous felony charges after he allegedly defrauded his former employer out of $1.65 million. IT Worker Faces Felony Charges and...

Swift Merges With Knight To Form $5 Billion Trucking Giant

Swift Transportation and Knight Transportation announced today that they will merge to form "the industry's largest full truckload company" following an all-stock transaction worth a reported...

Swift “Short Mile” Class Action Suit Moves Forward

The Arizona Supreme Court has taken action that will allow an 80,000 member class action lawsuit against Swift Transportation to proceed. Suit Alleges That Swift...

Judge: Swift Transportation Misclassified Drivers As Independent Contractors

A federal judge ended a seven year legal battle between Swift Transportation and a group of drivers, finding that those drivers were misclassified as...

Swift CEO Jerry Moyes Stepping Down

After beginning Swift Transportation with a single truck over 50 years ago, founder and CEO Jerry Moyes announced that he will retire at the...

Swift CEO Restructures Debt To Reduce Risk In Case Of Falling Share Prices

As Swift Transportation's stock price falls, the company's CEO is taking action, restructuring debt in order to reduce his risk. $600 Million In Swift Stock...

Swift To Pay Owner-Operator $2.6 Million For Faulty Maintenance

A jury in Houston has awarded an owner-operator $2.6 million after a poorly maintained Swift Transportation trailer ran over his foot.

Swift and UPS Post Falling 3Q Revenue

Two of the nation's largest carriers lower their expectations during a season of fluctuating fuel prices.

Veterans Scholarships Offered by Swift Trucking

Trucking company offers jobs to military veterans and those in the Guard and Reserves. Find out how to qualify inside.

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