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Port Truckers Staging 48-Hour Strike

April 28, 2014
Port truck drivers from four of Los Angeles’ leading drayage firms planned to go on a 48-hour strike at marine terminals at the Ports of Los Angeles and...

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

Shippers Transport Drivers Join Teamsters at SoCal Ports
Shippers Transport Drivers Join Teamsters at SoCal Ports

January 12, 2015
Port truck drivers from a major drayage firm serving the twin ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have been reclassified as employees and joined the...

United Road Services Acquires Waggoners' Auto Transport Division

December 16, 2013
United Road Services and its owner, Charlesbank Capital Partners, have purchased the Auto Transport Division of Waggoners Trucking.

Teamsters Win Another FedEx Freight Vote, Cancels Other Elections
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.

Several States Waiving Trucking Rules for Fuel Shipments

January 6, 2014
UPDATED, Jan. 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m., EST Extraordinarily cold weather in part of the U.S. has resulted in more states issuing emergency declarations, waiving...

U.S. Xpress Agrees To $2.75 Million Settlement Over Disclosure Claims

April 9, 2013
U.S. Xpress will pay $2.75 million as part of a settlement stemming from a federal court case over claims that it did not provide required discloses about...

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...

LTL Carrier Con-way Freight Boosts Driver Pay, Advancement
LTL Carrier Con-way Freight Boosts Driver Pay, Advancement

September 30, 2014
LTL carrier Con-way Freight is enhancing its compensation package for drivers, increasing current pay rates and reducing the time it takes for drivers to...

CDL Schools Say Proposed Training Standards Would Make Driver Shortage Worse
CDL Schools Say Proposed Training Standards Would Make Driver Shortage Worse

March 25, 2013
In a Friday "listening session" the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hosted regarding its proposed entry-level driver training stories, truck...