April 23, 2014 - Industry News
The first known lawsuit stemming from a crash between a FedEx Freight truck and a bus that killed 10 people earlier this month has been filed.
Tags: Accidents, California, Safety & Compliance, Litigation, I-5, Interstate 5, FedEx
April 17, 2014 - Industry News
An operations manager for California household good mover has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for participating in a “low ball estimate” scheme, as part of a more than 10-year federal investigation.
Tags: FMCSA, Florida, California, Office of Inspector General, Crime & Fraud, Fleets, Household Goods Movers
March 21, 2014 - Industry News
Port truck drivers for Pacific 9 Transportation in California have settled their difference against their carrier in labor dispute, giving them employee rights, including the right to form a union.
Tags: Drivers, California, Fleets, Teamsters, Port Trucking, NLRB, Labor Unions, Owner-Operators, Independent Contractors, Ports, Intermodal
January 16, 2014 - Industry News
An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour Division resulted in the restoration of $1,979,779 in 401(k) pension benefits to 515 drivers working on U.S. Postal Service contracts for California-based Lange Trucking.
Tags: Drivers, California, Department of Labor, Fleets
January 14, 2014 - Industry News
The California Air Resources Board is reminding brokers, forwarders, shippers and receivers that hire motor carriers to transport perishable goods on California highways to re-establish due diligence in their hiring practices with the start of 2014.
Tags: Drivers, CARB, California, Fleets, Safety & Compliance, Reefers, Shippers, Brokers
December 19, 2013 - Industry News
Trucking companies accused by California of intentionally misclassifying truck drivers a independent contractors, rather than employee drivers, say there is nothing the state can do about it.
Tags: California, Fleets, Port Trucking, Owner Operators, Independent Contractors
December 6, 2013 - Industry News
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court, Eastern District of California, against the California Air Resources Board on Friday, in connection with the Truck and Bus Regulation.
Tags: Emissions, CARB, Trucks, California, OOIDA
November 21, 2013 - Industry News
The Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners this week unanimously repealed a cargo fee that has been on the Southern California seaport’s books since 2008 but implementation was delayed repeatedly and the fee was never collected.
Tags: Port of Los Angeles, California, Port of Long Beach, Freight, Port Trucking
November 8, 2013 - Industry News
Trucking operations based in California or with terminals there are going to get a break from one the state’s regulations staring in a couple of years.
Tags: California, CSA, inspections, Fleets
October 3, 2013 - Industry News
Caltrans has finished rebuilding 90 miles of I-80 between Auburn and the Nevada state line, infrastructure improvements that included rebuilding seven bridges, improving lighting and drainage and adding new traffic monitoring systems.
Tags: Caltrans, California, Road Construction, I-80
May 30, 2013 - Industry News
Two trucking companies have agreed to pay a total of more than $6 million to the family of a truck driver killed in a 2011 crash with a truck that had bald tires and improperly adjusted brakes.
Tags: Litigation, Fleets, California, Drivers, Safety, Brakes, Tires
May 29, 2013 - Industry News
A Congressional panel will hold a hearing in Southern California on Thursday to examine how the region’s unique transportation challenges impact the movement of freight throughout the entire nation.
Tags: Freight, House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, California
April 16, 2013 - Industry News
The Supreme Court today will hear arguments in American Trucking Associations’ case against aspects of the Port of Los Angeles’ Clean Trucks Program. The oral argument will be the culminating moment in a case that has been working its way through the courts for more than four years.
Tags: ATA, Clean Truck Program, California, Ports, Intermodal, Drivers
March 4, 2013 - Industry News
A California Superior Court ruled last week that Port of Long Beach truck drivers working for Seacon Logix Inc. were employees and not independent contractors.
Tags: Drivers, California, Port of Long Beach, Intermodal, Ports, Owner-Operators
February 5, 2013 - Industry News
Old Dominion Freight Line Inc. opened its Santa Maria Service Center in California to accommodate increased freight along U.S. Route 101.
Tags: Expansion, Old Dominion, Fleets, California
January 13, 2013 - Industry News
The U.S. Supreme Court will hear the American Trucking Associations' suit against the Port of Los Angeles' Clean Trucks Program, with a ruling expected by July
Tags: Intermodal, California, Ports, Supreme Court
December 5, 2012 - Industry News
Striking clerical workers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach are back at work this morning, after they agreed to a new contract with terminal operators last night. The eight-day strike crippled the nation's busiest ports
Tags: Intermodal, Ports, California
November 5, 2012 - Industry News
Roadrunner Transportation Systems Inc. announced that it has acquired all of the outstanding stock of Central Cal Transportatio
Tags: Fleets, Roadrunner Transportation, Intermodal, California
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