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California Appeals Court Says ABC Test Not Pre-Empted by Federal Law
How U.S. Xpress is Using Artificial Intelligence to Recruit Drivers
Could Prop 22 Help Solve the Worker Misclassification Problem?

Could Prop 22 Help Solve the Worker Misclassification Problem?

California voters approved Proposition 22, agreeing with the gig economy companies that the state’s strict ABC test set forth in last year’s controversial AB5 law should not apply to drivers such as those for Uber and Lyft. What does this mean for trucking?

November 4, 2020

Proposed Federal Rule Would Define Employee vs. Independent Contractor
3 Fleets on the Benefits of Hair-Testing for Drugs

3 Fleets on the Benefits of Hair-Testing for Drugs

Trucking fleets that have implemented hair testing for illegal drugs in addition to the DOT-mandated urine testing for commercial drivers say not only is it the right thing to do, but it also offers benefits that fleets might not think about.

July 29, 2020

6 COVID-19 Takeaways from Fleets

6 COVID-19 Takeaways from Fleets

Executives from Hub Group, M&W Logistics, and U.S. Xpress share how their fleets dealt with the COVID-19 pandemic, from creating business continuity plans to telecommuting to helping drivers with coronavirus symptoms.

May 15, 2020

Werner Launches Edge Technology Solution for Drivers

Werner Launches Edge Technology Solution for Drivers

Werner Enterprises has targeted the driver experience for the initial rollout of Werner Edge, an innovative technology solution featuring modern tablets and a more efficient, easy-to-use workflow.

May 7, 2020

FMCSA Wants to Clarify How States Will Use Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse
$350,000 on Hand Sanitizer: How Werner is Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

$350,000 on Hand Sanitizer: How Werner is Responding to the COVID-19 Pandemic

How one of the country's largest transportation and logistics companies is responding to the challenges of COVID-19 pandemic, from free telemedicine and distributing personal protective equipment, to a voluntary pay cut for senior management. An interview with Derek Leathers of Werner Enterprises.

April 22, 2020

Utah Exempts Truckers from COVID-19 Entry Survey

Utah Exempts Truckers from COVID-19 Entry Survey

Truck drivers have now been exempted from an order requiring adults entering the state of Utah to fill out an online form about their potential exposure to the novel coronavirus that causes the COVID-19 illness.

April 10, 2020

New Jersey Requiring Face Masks

New Jersey Requiring Face Masks

Effective April 10, New Jersey is requiring workers and customers to wear cloth face covering while on the premises of the essential retail businesses, warehouses, and construction sites that are still allowed to be open during the COVID-19 pandemic.

April 10, 2020

Truckers Greeted With Free Meals During COVID-19 Crisis
DOT Issues Guidance on Drug and Alcohol Testing During COVID-19 Pandemic
Judge Extends Restraining Order Keeping California from Enforcing AB5 in Trucking
Judge Says ABC Test Preempted by Federal Law in NFI Case

Judge Says ABC Test Preempted by Federal Law in NFI Case

Another court decision, this time at the state level, has reinforced the trucking industry’s contention that California’s stringent new ABC test restricting independent contractor use is preempted by federal law.

January 9, 2020