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Owner-operators protesting AB5

Judge: California Can't Enforce AB5 Against Trucking

A U.S. Southern District Court on Jan. 16 granted a preliminary injunction prohibiting California state officials from enforcing a controversial new law against motor carriers that makes it virtually impossible to contract with owner-operators in the state.

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6 Things You Need to Know About the New Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

6 Things You Need to Know About the New Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

The federal Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse is finally rolling out this month. This electronic database will track commercial driver’s license holders who have tested positive for prohibited drug or alcohol use, as well as refusals to take required drug tests, and other drug and alcohol violations.

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How to Rein in Rising Insurance Costs

How to Rein in Rising Insurance Costs

Insurance is one of those things you may not really think about until your business needs it. That is, unless you’re facing skyrocketing premiums or, worse, shrinking access to coverage itself, which is what’s happening to truck fleets.

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The repeated references to anti-NOx action taken by the separate states, not just the federal...

EPA Truck NOx Pre-Rule Faces Bumpy Ride

The EPA is looking to establish more stringent heavy-duty diesel truck emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOx) and other pollutants. The exact rule may well hinge on public comments— and the agency may be deluged by them, both pro and con, given the early reaction.

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Don’t expect any radical new regulatory developments to come out of nowhere in the coming months...

Regulatory Outlook 2020: Keep an Eye on Hours of Service

What's in store for trucking from the regulators in Washington, D.C., this year? Executive Editor David Cullen says the government wheels move slowly, but hours-of-service is among those to watch in 2020.

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J.B. Hunt employees honor the U.S. military during ceremonies on Veterans' Day 2019.

J.B. Hunt Acquires RDI Last Mile

J.B. Hunt is strengthening its presence in the large household goods last-mile marketplace with the acquisition of RDI Last Mile, a home delivery fleet that specializes in big, bulky household products in the Northeast.

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The new Ford 2020 Super Duty truck series features a bold new look and productivity enhancements...

Ford Shows Off 2020 Super Duty

New 2020 Ford Super Duty medium-duty trucks get of host of upgrades, from a fresh new look to a full suite of productivity-boosting technology.

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Frito-Lay is exploring emerging technologies as it works toward cutting greenhouse gas emissions.

12 Trucking Takeaways from 2019

As we head into 2020, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her top takeaways from 2019 on the trends affecting trucking.

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This electric Mack LR will be delivered to the New York City Department of Sanitation by the end...

Mack Trucks Demonstrates Mack LR Electric for New York City

Mack Trucks pulled back the curtain on the first working Mack LR Electric, a fully electric version of the LR refuse model, which will be delivered to the New York City Department of Sanitation before the end of January.

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The only part of XPO's business not potentially on the table for a sale or a spin-off is the...

XPO Looking to Sell or Spin Off Some of its Business

After several years of building a logistics giant through rapid-fire acquisitions, XPO Logistics now says it’s looking into the possible sale or spin-off of one or more business units – anything but the core less-than-truckload business – as part of a “review of strategic alternatives.”

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