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Healthcare Reform: Pay or Play

Healthcare Reform: Pay or Play

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), which requires individuals to have health insurance, could change the way trucking companies handle their healthcare coverage...

Court Upholds Firing of Alcoholic Truck Driver

Lawyers for Sakari Jarvela claimed the company violated the Americans With Disabilities Act and other federal law, after he was diagnosed with alcoholism in...

Supreme Court Declines to Review Case Involving Swift Truckers

The U.S. Supreme Court has denied a petition by the trucking company Swift Transportation to review a lower court ruling against the company involving...

ATRI Report Finds Problems with FMCSA Hours-of-Service Study

ATRI Report Finds Problems with FMCSA Hours-of-Service Study

The American Transportation Research Institute on Tuesday released the findings of its evaluation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s field...

FMCSA Warns of Improper Medical Exams

FMCSA Warns of Improper Medical Exams

Drivers whose medical exams were conducted by the late Dr. Paul Besdansky, Garden City, Ga., need to get a reexamination, says the Federal Motor Carrier...

Carriers Caught Between Conflicting Agencies on Hiring

Carriers Caught Between Conflicting Agencies on Hiring

Carriers are required by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to take steps to prevent high-risk individuals from driving their trucks. But an...

Inside the Numbers Driving the Heavy-Duty Trucking Industry

Inside the Numbers Driving the Heavy-Duty Trucking Industry

There are many ways to tell a story – through words in books and magazines, pictures, videos, song, and more. With the inaugural issue of the HDT Fact Book,...

North American Fatigue Management Program Now Available

North American Fatigue Management Program Now Available

The North American Fatigue Management Program is now available to motor carriers, drivers, government safety administrators and insurance companies. A...

HOS Exemptions Granted for Heating Fuel Deliveries in Midwest and Eastern U.S.

HOS Exemptions Granted for Heating Fuel Deliveries in Midwest and Eastern U.S.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued two emergency exemptions for propane and other home heating fuel haulers, covering the Eastern...

Maverick Makes Changes to Driver Compensation Plan

Maverick Makes Changes to Driver Compensation Plan

Maverick Transportation has recently announced several changes to their driver pay scale, including substantial mileage pay increases, which will impact all...