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...
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
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 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...
How Are the New Hours of Service Affecting You?
July 23, 2013
We've had several weeks now on the new hours of service rules. Some fleets are struggling to adjust, while others are seeing virtually no effects. Share...
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...
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...
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.
OSHA Orders Trucking Company to Stop Retaliating Against Drivers
January 3, 2014
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration ordered Oak Harbor Freight Lines Inc. to compensate a worker who refused to...
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...