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UPS Freight Teamsters Approve New Contract
UPS Freight Teamsters Approve New Contract

January 13, 2014
Teamsters union members at the trucking operation, UPS Freight, have voted overwhelmingly to ratify a new national five-year master agreement that increases...

Hell Doesn’t Have to Freeze Over to Improve Trucking’s Image
Hell Doesn’t Have to Freeze Over to Improve Trucking’s Image

October 24, 2013
Guest writer Evan Lockridge wonders if a new image campaign could accomplish not only more than previous campaigns, but also a more united trucking front,...

Reassessing the Independent Contractor
Reassessing the Independent Contractor

August 13, 2015
Truck driver classification should be weighed in light of current waged hour laws, safety regulations and the Affordable Care Act

Sentence Handed Down in Drug, Alcohol Testing Fraud Case

December 12, 2014
A Tennessee woman has been sentenced in federal court in to four years probation and eight months home detention following her conviction of mail fraud in...

New York Law Takes Effect over Driver Misclassification
New York Law Takes Effect over Driver Misclassification

March 10, 2014
A new law takes effect Tuesday in New York state that some describe as the most stringent of any state when it comes to truck drivers and other...

ATA: Trucking Short of Nearly 100,000 Drivers Annually
ATA: Trucking Short of Nearly 100,000 Drivers Annually

October 22, 2013
On Tuesday American Trucking Associations Chief Economist Bob Costello said fleets are adjusting to continued tightness in the driver market by increasing...

Brake Safety Week Is On: Here are Some Tips
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...

Study: New HOS Rules Result in Productivity Losses
Study: New HOS Rules Result in Productivity Losses

November 18, 2013
The American Transportation Research Institute on Monday released the findings of its latest analysis of the operational and economic impacts resulting from...

FMCSA Plans Surveys on EOBR Harassment

December 13, 2012
Federal safety regulators are preparing surveys to learn whether or not electronic onboard recorders might be used to harass drivers. The surveys of drivers...

Brake Safety Week Set for September
Brake Safety Week Set for September

August 11, 2014
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has designated September 7 through September 13 as Brake Safety Week, an annual outreach and enforcement campaign...