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NTSB Hosting Driver Assistance Tech Roundtable at Fleet Safety Conference
NTSB Hosting Driver Assistance Tech Roundtable at Fleet Safety Conference

July 5, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board will host a roundtable at this year’s Fleet Safety Conference. To be discussed will be strategies for and...

CARB Loses Appeal in Lawsuit over Emissions Compliance
CARB Loses Appeal in Lawsuit over Emissions Compliance

February 1, 2018
California's Fifth District Court of Appeals has affirmed a ruling from 2014 that the California Air Resources Board overstepped its authority in allowing...

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...

Seattle's Independent Port Drivers Get More Time to Buy Clean Trucks
Seattle's Independent Port Drivers Get More Time to Buy Clean Trucks

February 6, 2018
The Ports of Seattle and Tacoma in Washington reached a compromise with independent truckers who threatened a walk-out over a program that would ban trucks...

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...

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...

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...

Preparation the Key to Handling Winter Weather
Preparation the Key to Handling Winter Weather

January 4, 2018
While most of the impact of a winter storm will directly affect drivers, many of the disruptions can be prevented by a well-maintained and prepared fleet.

OOIDA Now Fighting ELD Rule with Coalition Support
OOIDA Now Fighting ELD Rule with Coalition Support

September 27, 2017
A coalition consisting of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and 30 other transportation-related associations has been formed to back...

Southern California Ports Plan for Zero-Emission Trucks
Southern California Ports Plan for Zero-Emission Trucks

July 19, 2017
The Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have released a draft of a proposed 2017 Clean Air Action Plan Update, outlining a new set of aggressive near-term...