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Dometic Introduces Truck Comfort Line of Products

August 19, 2013
Dometic Group launched the Dometic Truck Comfort Line of products, designed to increase driver comfort on long-haul journeys, and bring improved economies...

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”

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...

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...

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...

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...

New Jersey Passes Misclassification Bill; Gov. Christie Could Veto
New Jersey Passes Misclassification Bill; Gov. Christie Could Veto

May 31, 2013
Opponents of an "employee misclassification bill" passed Thursday by the New Jersey state Senate say they will continue to work to make sure the measure...

Truck Driver Turnover Drops but Still High
Truck Driver Turnover Drops but Still High

March 14, 2014
The turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell six percentage points to 91% in the fourth quarter of 2013, but held above 90% for the eighth consecutive...

Drivers Increasingly Involved in Truck Cargo Thefts

November 21, 2014
A new white paper from the logistics security services provider FreightWatch International reports last year truck cargo theft activity spiked in the final...

Driver Orientation: How Much is Retained?
Driver Orientation: How Much is Retained?

October 23, 2012
In my seven years with Strategic Programs Inc., I have yet to come across a transportation organization that does not have an orientation for their newly...