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CCTA Will Appeal CARB Decision to Supreme Court

CCTA Will Appeal CARB Decision to Supreme Court

The 9th Circuit court ruled against the CCTA case challenging the legality of Truck and Bus regulations implemented by the California Air Resources Board. The CCTA has vowed to appeal the decision to the Supreme Court.

March 6, 2015

Concerns Aired at GHG Phase 2 Hearing

Concerns Aired at GHG Phase 2 Hearing

EPA and NHTSA's public hearing on proposed GHG Phase 2 standards allowed fleets, manufacturers, environmental groups and legislators to air their concerns on the future emissions rules, often disagreeing on the particulars.

August 18, 2015

GE Capital Canada, Shell Offer LNG Lease Discount

GE Capital Canada, Shell Offer LNG Lease Discount

GE Capital Canada has signed a commercial agreement with Shell Canada Products to facilitate the Canadian trucking industry’s adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG), the fleet management company announced.

May 29, 2015

Fleets: No 'Doom and Gloom' Over Slowing Environment

Fleets: No 'Doom and Gloom' Over Slowing Environment

Recently surveyed truck fleets are not reporting “doom and gloom” despite a slowing industry environment and a desire for more freight by some, according to the Q2 CK Commercial Vehicle Research Fleet Sentiment Report.

May 3, 2016

Oregon Seeks EPA Funding For Truck Replacement Program

Oregon Seeks EPA Funding For Truck Replacement Program

The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality is looking for local fleets and owner-operators to participate in a possible truck replacement program funded by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The program will pay for up to half the cost of a new truck, provided the old one is scrapped.

November 18, 2014

60 Minutes Reports on Infrastructure Neglect

60 Minutes Reports on Infrastructure Neglect

Speaking with former Congressman Ray Lahood and several other transportation advocates in government and business, Steve Kroft paints a dire picture of our ailing infrastructure and unresponsive government.

November 25, 2014

Rush Gives Out Awards for Tech Skills Rodeo

Rush Gives Out Awards for Tech Skills Rodeo

Rush Enterprises named technician Erick Lincoln of Albuquerque, New Mexico, its all-around champion for the company’s ninth Tech Skill Rodeo. The competition took place Dec. 15-16 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

December 17, 2014

Port Truckers Strike Over Job Misclassification

Port Truckers Strike Over Job Misclassification

Hundreds of truckers from companies servicing the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach have walked off the job to protest what they say are unfair labor practices due to improper employee classification.

April 27, 2015

Port Truckers Picket As Far South As Mexico Border

Port Truckers Picket As Far South As Mexico Border

Port truck drivers from four trucking companies continued picketing at the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, disrupting cargo operations across Southern California as far south as the border.

April 28, 2015

Striking Port Truckers Return to Work

Striking Port Truckers Return to Work

After a week of striking at port terminals and businesses across southern California, truckers from all of the affected companies have returned to work.

May 1, 2015

Fleet Survey Predicts Improved Second Quarter

Fleet Survey Predicts Improved Second Quarter

A recent fleet survey predicts that both Class 8 and trailer orders will improve in the second quarter over the January-March time frame. The survey was conducted by CK Commercial Vehicle Research.

May 4, 2015

Diesel Prices Climb for Fourth Week Straight

Diesel Prices Climb for Fourth Week Straight

The national average cost of a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel rose slightly to $2.878, continuing a four-week streak of price increases. The national average cost of a gallon of gasoline also increased this week, gaining 2.7 cents to $2.691.

May 12, 2015

Roadcheck Uncovers Fewer Out-of-Service Violations
Port Trucking Company Ordered to Court Over Unfair Labor Practices

Port Trucking Company Ordered to Court Over Unfair Labor Practices

In what's being called a historic case, the Los Angeles office of the National Labor Relations Board is looking into whether port trucking company Intermodal Bridge Transport engaged in unfair labor practices toward its drivers by misclassifying employees as independent contractors.

April 26, 2016

Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees

Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees

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

January 11, 2017