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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...

FMCSA New Initiative to Validate Driver Medical Cards

November 13, 2012
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it and its state partners will be conducting random verifications of driver Medical...

FMCSA Shuts Down Trucking Operations in Iowa and Massachusetts
FMCSA Shuts Down Trucking Operations in Iowa and Massachusetts

March 19, 2014
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it has ordered the immediate shut-down of two trucking...

Teamsters Lose Another Organizing Vote at Con-way Freight
Teamsters Lose Another Organizing Vote at Con-way Freight

January 9, 2015
Truck drivers at the carrier Con-way Freight’s Bakersfield, California, terminal on Thursday voted to reject representation by the Teamsters Union.

House Bill Would Suspend 34-Hour Restart Pending Review
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...

New Report Slams Port Trucking Business Practices
New Report Slams Port Trucking Business Practices

February 19, 2014
A new report claims to reveal the “enormous scale and shocking costs of an illegal business practice used by employers in the U.S. port trucking industry”

Gaines Motor Lines Agrees to $262,500 Settlement Over Fired Drivers
Gaines Motor Lines Agrees to $262,500 Settlement Over Fired Drivers

August 20, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor has reached a settlement with Gaines Motor Lines and its owners that includes paying more than a quarter of a million dollars...

Swift Transportation Faces Lawsuit Over Background Checks
Swift Transportation Faces Lawsuit Over Background Checks

July 26, 2013
Swift Transportation is facing a class action lawsuit for allegedly violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act in how it conducted background checks. The suit...

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...

Labor Department Hands Out Money for Misclassified Worker Enforcement
Labor Department Hands Out Money for Misclassified Worker Enforcement

September 22, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor has awarded more than $10 million to 19 states to implement or improve worker misclassification detection and enforcement...