Trucking News

Here you will find the today’s top trucking news. We add new content daily, so check back often to stay up to date on all things trucking-related!

Anthony Foxx

Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx Nominated For Secretary of Transportation

President Obama announced his nomination for Secretary of Transportation.
Hit and Run Fatality

FMCSA Places Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed A Child OOS

A North Carolina driver fatally struck a child exiting a school bus and fled the scene.

Haslam Is Allowed To Contact Carriers, Judge Rules

Pilot Flying J CEO Jimmy Haslam will be allowed to contact carriers.

FMCSA Shuts Down Georgia Carrier Following ‘Operation Quick Strike’

The FMCSA shut down a Georgia carrier stating that the carriers compliance with FMCSA driver qualifications is almost nonexistent.

FMCSA Eliminates Redundant Reporting Rule

The FMCSA issued a final rule that will help cut down on redundancies.
Train Tracks

Truck Driver Helps Child Wandering Close To Train Tracks

An observant truck driver spots a child wandering too close to train tracks.

Carrier Requests Restraining Order Against Pilot Flying J

A Georgia carrier has requested a restraining order against Pilot Flying J and its CEO Jimmy Haslam. Find out why.
Distracted Driving

DOT Releases New Distracted Driving Guidelines

What do you think should be done to curb distracted driving?
Immigrants

Truck Driver Unknowingly Transports Immigrants

The problem is that U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) is tasked with differentiating who is purposefully attempting to smuggle immigrants and who is an unsuspecting participant in human smuggling.

Four Kansas City Carriers Ordered To Immediately Cease Operations

The FMCSA ordered four Kansas City-based carriers to immediately cease operations. Find out why.
Bomb Threats

Con-way Employee Accused of Making Bomb Threats

A bomb threat was made on Con-way's Facebook page just hours after the Boston Marathon bombings.
BPS

Driver Blames Car GPS For Massive Mulch Spill

Driver blames GPS for incident.
New York Fire

Fire Destroys New York Carrier

A fire destroyed a family-owned carrier.
Shift Focus On Non-Commercial Drivers

Agency Says Law Enforcement Should Focus On Commuters

Stop focusing only on trucks and enforce laws for non-commerical drivers, agency says.
Haslam Releases Details To Clean Up Fraud Mess

Pilot Flying J Taking Steps To ‘Address The Issues’

Halsam says members of his sales team has been placed on administrative leave and his company will be auditing 3,300 carrier accounts.

Carrier Files Civil Suit Against Pilot Flying J

Carriers are beginning to respond to allegations of fraud.
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