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...
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...
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.
Trucker Ordered Off the Road as Hazard to the Public
May 21, 2013
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared New Mexico-licensed truck driver Bobby C. Cleveland to be an imminent hazard to public safety...
States Ease CDL Restrictions for Military
March 7, 2013
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...
Trucking Insurance Company Founder Indicted
December 19, 2013
The founder and one-time head of a group that sells insurance to truck drivers has been indicted by a federal grand jury for using numerous foreign trusts...
FMCSA Shuts Down Carrier Following Driver Ban over Fatal Illinois Crash
April 2, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered DND International to immediately shut down, after declaring the Naperville, Illinois-based...
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...
Healthcare Reform: Pay or Play
May 24, 2013
The Affordable Care Act (ACA), which requires individuals to have health insurance, could change the way trucking companies handle their healthcare coverage...
Which Drivers Make Good Lease-Purchase Candidates?
July 9, 2013
While capacity is important, the DOT's new CSA enforcement regime and ever-nosier agencies like the IRS make it clear that you simply can't take people that...