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Draytech Summit Offers Glimpse of Port Trucking's Future
Draytech Summit Offers Glimpse of Port Trucking's Future

June 30, 2017
The Harbor Trucking Association held its inaugural Draytech Summit, bringing together port servicing companies and technology suppliers to focus on...

Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles
Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles

June 19, 2017
Southern California truck drivers and warehouse workers who serve the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach once again went on strike on June 19, protesting...

Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims to Fund Projects Through Loans
Bipartisan Infrastructure Plan Aims to Fund Projects Through Loans

May 18, 2017
While details on President Trump’s $1 trillion Infrastructure plan may still be weeks away, two senators, Mark R. Warner (D-Va.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.), have...

Congestion Costing Trucking $63.4 Billion a Year
Congestion Costing Trucking $63.4 Billion a Year

May 16, 2017
Traffic congestion added more than $63.4 billion in operational costs to the trucking industry in 2015, according to the American Transportation Research...

California Strikes Deal with Truckers to Hike Fuel Tax
California Strikes Deal with Truckers to Hike Fuel Tax

April 7, 2017
A bill to raise fuel taxes that could bring in $5.2 billion a year has advanced through the California legislature and needs only to be signed by Gov. Jerry...

Diesel Prices Creep Upward for Third Straight Week
Diesel Prices Creep Upward for Third Straight Week

February 28, 2017
Diesel prices in the U.S. crept upward last week, continuing a three-week streak of modest increases, according to the latest numbers from the Energy...

Three States Agree to Collaborate on Autonomous Vehicles
Three States Agree to Collaborate on Autonomous Vehicles

January 23, 2017
Transportation agencies in Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Michigan have formed the Smart Belt Coalition that will focus on automated and connected vehicle initiatives.

Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees
Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees

January 11, 2017
An Arizona court has ruled that independent-contractor drivers were effectively and legally employees in the latest update of a class-action lawsuit against...

Trucking Image Campaign Reports Positive Impact in 2016
Trucking Image Campaign Reports Positive Impact in 2016

December 6, 2016
Trucking Moves America Forward, a trucking education and image campaign, discussed the successes it had in 2016, including an expanded member base,...

Walmart Ordered to Pay $54 Million in Driver Pay Lawsuit
Walmart Ordered to Pay $54 Million in Driver Pay Lawsuit

November 29, 2016
Walmart was ordered to pay $54 million by a California court in a driver wage lawsuit alleging that the company was not paying drivers for all required time...