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Lessons from the '60s
Lessons from the '60s

June 27, 2012
Randall McCauley drove his first truck at age 8, a 1940s GMC hauling hay on the farm in Barbour County, W.V

Audit Says New York DOT Not Doing Enough About Truck Safety
Audit Says New York DOT Not Doing Enough About Truck Safety

January 23, 2014
The New York state Department of Transportation is not adequately monitoring whether commercial carriers whose vehicles or drivers have been taken off the...

FMCSA Labels More Drivers as Imminent Hazard Ordering Them off the Road
FMCSA Labels More Drivers as Imminent Hazard Ordering Them off the Road

May 22, 2013
For the second straight day on Wednesday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it has ordered two more truckers off the road saying...

Teamsters Cancel Organizing Vote at FedEx Freight Terminal
Teamsters Cancel Organizing Vote at FedEx Freight Terminal

October 31, 2014
After months of trying to convince FedEx Freight drivers in Middletown, Pennsylvania, to join the Teamsters, the union withdrew the election petition on...

Survey: Electronic Logs Don't Lead to More Driver Harassment
Survey: Electronic Logs Don't Lead to More Driver Harassment

November 13, 2014
Few truck drivers feel they are harassed by their employers or shippers, and drivers who use electronic logs experience no more harassment than those who...

Federal Agencies Coordinate Against Retaliation
Federal Agencies Coordinate Against Retaliation

July 24, 2014
Two federal agencies will work together to prevent retaliation against drivers who report safety or health violations.

U.S. Xpress Agrees To $2.75 Million Settlement Over Disclosure Claims

April 9, 2013
U.S. Xpress will pay $2.75 million as part of a settlement stemming from a federal court case over claims that it did not provide required discloses about...

Teamsters Win Another FedEx Freight Vote, Cancels Other Elections
Teamsters Win Another FedEx Freight Vote, Cancels Other Elections

November 20, 2014
A group of 222 drivers at FedEx Freight's Charlotte, N.C., terminal have voted in favor of joining the Teamsters Union.

Several States Waiving Trucking Rules for Fuel Shipments

January 6, 2014
UPDATED, Jan. 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m., EST Extraordinarily cold weather in part of the U.S. has resulted in more states issuing emergency declarations, waiving...

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...