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How the Solar Eclipse Will Affect Fleets
How the Solar Eclipse Will Affect Fleets

August 17, 2017
The Aug. 21 solar eclipse will bring total or partial darkness to much of the continental U.S. – and with it, a potential traffic nightmare for drivers...

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...

Hurricane Harvey Could Disrupt Trucking for Some Time
Hurricane Harvey Could Disrupt Trucking for Some Time

August 28, 2017
Hurricane Harvey, whose heavy rains brought devastating flooding to Houston and much of south Texas, may yet cause more trouble for the region-- the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...