Jill Dunn

Teamsters win vote at Con-way terminal

| September 19, 2014

The Teamsters had its first success at Con-way after drivers and dock workers at the company’s Laredo, Texas, terminal voted 55-49 to join the union.

California dabbling with replacing fuel tax with mileage tax

| September 17, 2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown has received legislation that would make California the third West Coast state to test replacing state fuel tax with a vehicle-miles-traveled fee.

Report: Trucking’s fatal injury count fell 8 percent last year

| September 16, 2014

Preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows 461 fatalities occurred in 2013 among private sector trucking jobs — an 8 percent drop from the previous year.

OOIDA lawsuit against NY’s road-use tax gets class-action certification

| September 10, 2014

New York has granted class-action certification to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association's lawsuit against the state-required registration and decal fees for out-of-state trucks.

Final audit of FMCSA’s cross-border program begins as it enters final month

| August 27, 2014

The Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General has begun its final audit of the cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico. Here's what it's looking to find.

Ontario court to hear challenge to speed limiter law

| August 25, 2014

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has agreed to hear a challenge to province’s speed limiters law. The next step will be for the province’s highest court to schedule oral arguments before a three-judge panel.

Prime’s same-sex trainer policy discriminates against women, court says

| August 15, 2014

A U.S. district court has agreed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s determination that the same-sex trainer policy of Prime Inc. is discriminatory.

Electric cable-powered trucks to be tested in California next year

| August 13, 2014

A two-mile demonstration project using overhead cables to power electric trucks is slated to begin in California in Jul 2015.

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