Fleets Find Benefits in Factory-Installed Inverters
December 27, 2013
In Joe Egan’s office, a framed picture shows a long-haul tractor, or more precisely, its charred remains. “It’s not one of our trucks, but it illustrates...
Sentence Handed Down in Drug, Alcohol Testing Fraud Case
December 12, 2014
A Tennessee woman has been sentenced in federal court in to four years probation and eight months home detention following her conviction of mail fraud in...
ATA Economist: Industry Faces Capacity Crunch
September 24, 2013
ANAHEIM -- The trucking industry is looking at a severe capacity crunch in coming years with a variety of factors contributing to the situation, according...
Jury Returns $12 Million Plus Verdict Against Frozen Food Express
March 12, 2014
A more than $12 million jury verdict was recently handed down in a case involving the trucking company Frozen Food Express in a personal injury lawsuit.
New York Law Takes Effect over Driver Misclassification
March 10, 2014
A new law takes effect Tuesday in New York state that some describe as the most stringent of any state when it comes to truck drivers and other...
States Going After Those Who Evade Tolls
April 1, 2014
Maine, Massachusetts and New Hampshire have agreed to crack down on those who blow through toll booths, while a federal deadline is drawing closer mandating...
FMCSA Warns of Improper Medical Exams
April 3, 2014
Drivers whose medical exams were conducted by the late Dr. Paul Besdansky, Garden City, Ga., need to get a reexamination, says the Federal Motor Carrier...
Brake Safety Week Set for September
August 11, 2014
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has designated September 7 through September 13 as Brake Safety Week, an annual outreach and enforcement campaign...
Teamsters Pick Up Win at Second FedEx Freight Terminal
November 3, 2014
The Teamsters Union chalked up its second win at FedEx Freight when a group of 113 drivers at the company’s South Brunswick, N.J., terminal voted Friday to...
New Prime Fined by OSHA for Retaliating Against Trucker
January 6, 2014
UPDATED -- An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that New Prime retaliated against a truck...