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States Ease CDL Restrictions for Military

States Ease CDL Restrictions for Military

In the past two years, 34 states have adopted laws that allow motor vehicle departments to waive the CDL skills test for qualified military veterans, the...

FMCSA Shuts Down Carrier Following Driver Ban over Fatal Illinois Crash

FMCSA Shuts Down Carrier Following Driver Ban over Fatal Illinois Crash

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered DND International to immediately shut down, after declaring the Naperville, Illinois-based...

Specialized Carriers Seek Exemption from 30-Minute Break Requirement

Specialized Carriers Seek Exemption from 30-Minute Break Requirement

The Specialized Carriers and Rigging Association petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for relief from the provision, which says...

Judge Approves $3 Million Settlement in OOIDA, C.R. England Case

Judge Approves $3 Million Settlement in OOIDA, C.R. England Case

A federal judge, ending more than a decade of litigation, has approved a legal settlement between the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and the...

YRC Worldwide Reaches Agreement to Reduce Debt by $300 Million

YRC Worldwide Reaches Agreement to Reduce Debt by $300 Million

Christmas came a couple of days early for the parent of several less-than-truckload carriers, saying it has reached an agreement with certain holders of...

How Fitness for Duty Exams Can Prevent Worker’s Comp Claims

How Fitness for Duty Exams Can Prevent Worker’s Comp Claims

There’s a simple way to avoid many worker’s compensation claims: Don’t put the wrong worker to work. The “wrong worker,” simply put, is anyone who is...

Survey: Electronic Logs Don't Lead to More Driver Harassment

Survey: Electronic Logs Don't Lead to More Driver Harassment

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...

Commercial Driver Seat Belt Use Hits Record High

The Seat Belt Usage by Commercial Motor Vehicle Drivers Survey shows that the overall safety belt usage rate for drivers of all medium and heavy-duty trucks...

More Than 30,000 on Certified Medical Examiners Registry

More Than 30,000 on Certified Medical Examiners Registry

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Friday that 8,000 more health professionals have been added to the National Registry of Certified...

Teamsters Overrides Three Locals, Implements New UPS Contract

Teamsters Overrides Three Locals, Implements New UPS Contract

The Teamsters Union has rolled over on the desires of some of its members, overriding earlier votes that continued to delay a new national contract with...