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L.A. May Ban Port Companies that Misclassify Drivers
L.A. May Ban Port Companies that Misclassify Drivers

December 13, 2017
The Los Angeles City Council voted unanimously on Dec. 12 to investigate a ban of trucking and warehousing companies that break local, state, and federal...

California Looks into Per-Mile Tax to Replace Fuel Levy
California Looks into Per-Mile Tax to Replace Fuel Levy

December 11, 2017
The state of California commissioned a report by CalTrans to look into the viability of a mileage-based tax on all vehicles to eventually replace the tax on...

California Fires: Impact on Freight Movement Remains Uncertain
California Fires: Impact on Freight Movement Remains Uncertain

December 8, 2017
Despite several wildfires breaking out across Southern California in recent days, the impact on trucking spot rates is not expected to exceed levels seen...

Former Pilot Flying J Employees Take the Stand in Fraud Trial
Former Pilot Flying J Employees Take the Stand in Fraud Trial

November 10, 2017
Former members of the Pilot Flying J sales staff took the stand this week to give testimony in the Pilot Flying J fraud case against four accused former...

Clean Air Action Plan Approved by SoCal Ports
Clean Air Action Plan Approved by SoCal Ports

November 2, 2017
The Clean Air Action Plan, which seeks to aggressively reduce emissions at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, has been approved by the harbor...

New Legislation Introduced to Fight Driver Abuses at Ports
New Legislation Introduced to Fight Driver Abuses at Ports

October 26, 2017
Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-CA) and Rep. Jerry Nadler (D-NY) introduced two separate bills on Capitol Hill that are aimed at addressing labor and...

Pay Hikes Abound as Fleets Try to Retain Drivers
Pay Hikes Abound as Fleets Try to Retain Drivers

October 20, 2017
Several fleets have announced pay and benefit increases for drivers as the industry keeps trying to address the driver shortage.

Harvey Damage Raises Fuel Prices, Lowers Oil Prices
Harvey Damage Raises Fuel Prices, Lowers Oil Prices

August 29, 2017
As a result of the flood damage caused by Hurricane Harvey, fuel prices are rising across the country – but curiously, crude oil prices have dropped at the...

Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies
Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies

July 25, 2017
The National Safety Council and The National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to this week's Fleet Safety Conference about...

ATA Forecasts Steady Rise in Truck Tonnage Over Next Decade
ATA Forecasts Steady Rise in Truck Tonnage Over Next Decade

July 19, 2017
The ATA Freight Transportation Forecast is projecting steadily increasing freight tonnage overall and for the trucking industry for the next ten years.

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