Supreme Court Declines to Review Case Involving Swift Truckers
June 25, 2014
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...
House Bill Would Require Pilot Program for DOT Hair Testing for Drugs
December 5, 2012
Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wisc.) introduced a bill in the U.S. House of Representatives requiring the U.S. Department of Transportation to conduct a pilot program...
Truck Parking Notification System to Go Nationwide
September 10, 2014
Truck Smart Parking Services Inc. and the infrastructure firm HNTB have struck a deal to take the Truck Parking Information and Management System nationwide.
Brake Safety Week Is On: Here are Some Tips
September 10, 2013
Today's Trucking---30,000 brakes will be inspected on trucks across North America this week, and not all will pass. The annual Brake Safety Week held by the...
Laredo Con-Way Freight Truckers Vote to Join Teamsters
September 15, 2014
The 55-49 decision makes this the first time employees at what is one of the nation’s largest less-than-truckload carriers have voted to be represented by...
Specialized Carriers Seek Exemption from 30-Minute Break Requirement
November 21, 2014
The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for relief from the provision, which says...
House Bill Would Suspend 34-Hour Restart Pending Review
October 31, 2013
A trio of House legislators introduced a bill that would suspend the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service rule, pending an assessment by the...
ATA Commits to Hiring 100,000 Veterans
December 2, 2014
The American Trucking Associations announced on Tuesday it is committing on behalf of the trucking industry and its members to hire 100,000 veterans as part...
NPTC Honors 4 Drivers for Long, Safe Careers
April 15, 2014
CINCINNATI -- "Love of family" and belief in the Golden Rule are common among industry veterans feted by private fleet group.
TA Truckstop to Close off Interstate 81
November 11, 2014
One of the nation’s largest truckstop chains will soon have one less location and truckers will reportedly lose nearly 130 parking spaces along the...