NIOSH Study Points to Significant Health Risks for Long-Haul Drivers
January 14, 2014
Long-haul drivers are plagued by significant health risks, according to a new study by the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Almost 70%...
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...
Hair Testing More Reliable for Detecting Illegal Drug Use, HHS Panel Told
July 23, 2013
Five years of dual testing data from the trucking industry, which included over 200,000 DOT driver candidates from more than 25 different motor carriers,...
The Top 13 Trucking Stories of 2013, Part 2
December 27, 2013
As we look back at 2013, here's the second installment in our annual look at the top news stories of the year. Our list was compiled on the basis of...
Supreme Court Upholds California Driver Break Rules
May 5, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied motions seeking to overturn a ruling that upheld a California statute requiring a paid 10-minute rest break every four...
Judge Rules Against Prime’s Same-Sex Driver Training Program
August 18, 2014
A federal court last week issued a ruling against the trucking company Prime Inc. and its same-sex training program for newly hired truck drivers.
Judge Approves $3 Million Settlement in OOIDA, C.R. England Case
July 25, 2014
A federal judge, ending more than a decade of litigation, has approved a legal settlement between the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and the...
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...
Court Rules California Truckers Entitled to Paid Breaks
July 10, 2014
Truck drivers in California are entitled to paid rest breaks and meal breaks, according to a Wednesday ruling from a federal court in San Francisco.
FMCSA Seeks Comments on ELD Registration Plan
October 29, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration took a step toward the pending electronic logging mandate with a notice about registering the devices log...