November 29, 2016 - Industry News
Walmart was ordered to pay $54 million by a California court in a driver wage lawsuit alleging that the company was not paying drivers for all required time and work.
Tags: Lawsuit, Walmart, Driver Pay, Western States Trucking Association
August 17, 2016 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations named Charles White, a driver for Walmart Transportation based out of Nineveh, Ind., as the Bendix Grand Champion of the 2016 National Truck Driving Championships.
Tags: ATA, National Truck Driving Championships, Awards, Walmart
April 12, 2016 - Industry News
Walmart Transportation has named 12 trucking and transportation partners as its 2015 Carriers of the Year.
Tags: Partnership, Awards, Walmart
December 29, 2015 - Industry News
The truck driver who rear-ended comedian Tracy Morgan’s limousine, injuring him and killing another comedian, has been indicted for charges of manslaughter, vehicular homicide and aggravated assault.
Tags: Accidents, Fatal Accidents, NTSB, Fatigue, Walmart
November 8, 2015 - Industry News
The Walmart truck driver involved in a fatal crash with a limousine carrying comedian Tracy Morgan was awake for more than 28 hours prior to the crash, according to an NTSB investigation.
Tags: Accidents, New Jersey, Fatal Accidents, Fatigue, Walmart
August 17, 2015 - Industry News
Walmart driver Ronald Emenheiser was named the 2015 Bendix Grand Champion at the 78th annual National Truck Driving Championships and National Step Van Driving Championships in St. Louis.
Tags: ATA, National Truck Driving Championships, Bendix, Walmart
June 16, 2015 - Industry News
A U.S. District Court has ruled that Walmart had violated minimum wage laws by failing to adequately pay its drivers for all of the time they were under the company's control.
Tags: Lawsuits, Walmart, Driver Pay
May 15, 2015 - Industry News
Walmart is planning to test an online shipping subscription service similar to Amazon Prime, according to a report from The Information.
Tags: Information Technology, Amazon.com, Walmart, Retail Sector, Shipping Service
October 1, 2014 - Industry News
Comedian Tracy Morgan has responded to official statements made by Walmart in the lawsuit for the June 6th accident involving the comedian and a Walmart truck.
Tags: Accidents, Seat Belts, Fatigue, Walmart, Litigation
September 30, 2014 - Industry News
In a response to a lawsuit against Walmart related to an accident involving comedian Tracy Morgan and a Walmart tractor trailer, Walmart stated that Morgan and the other passengers involved in the crash disregarded their own safety by choosing not to wearing seat belts.
Tags: Seat Belts, Fatigue, Accidents, Walmart, Litigation, Drivers, Safety & Compliance
July 14, 2014 - Industry News
Comedian Tracy Morgan has filed a lawsuit against Walmart following a crash last month on the New Jersey Turnpike in which he was severely injured, while James McNair, a comedian known as Jimmy Mack was killed and two others were hurt.
Tags: Accidents, Drivers, Hours of Service, New Jersey, Fatigue, Safety & Compliance, Walmart, Litigation, 34-Hour Restart
June 11, 2014 - Industry News
The Walmart truck driver at the center of the media frenzy over a crash that severely injured comedian Tracey Morgan pleaded not guilty to charges on Wednesday.
Tags: Fatigue, Hours of Service, Accidents, 34-Hour Restart, New Jersey, Walmart
June 9, 2014 - Industry News
UPDATED -- The truck driver for Walmart who faces multiple charges in the early Saturday morning crash that severely injured comedian and actor Tracy Morgan had not slept for more than 24 hours, according to court documents filed by police.
Tags: Accidents, Drivers, New Jersey, Walmart, Fatigue
February 19, 2014 - Industry News
Turbine-electric powertrain and carbon-fiber trailer sides are not yet used in commercial motor trucks, but a concept Walmart tractor's COE layout and trailer's rounded nose hark back to previous times while at the same time evoking a "Jetsons" futuristic feel.
Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids, Walmart, Future Trucks, Concept Vehicles, Fuel Efficiency, Engines
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