Jill Dunn

Cross-border haulers can now streamline Mexico border crossings

| October 27, 2014

A recent agreement between the U.S. and Mexico will allow carriers who carry freight to and from Mexico to become certified and therefore undergo fewer cargo exams and enjoy faster validation when crossing the border.

FMCSA: Hearing-impaired drivers who can’t speak OK to hold CDL

| October 27, 2014

Truckers who are hearing impaired and can communicate English -- but don’t speak it -- are not barred from having a CDL, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said this month.

Two owner-operators get court victory in labor law, classification dispute

| October 16, 2014

A federal judge has ordered a California carrier to reinstate two owner-operators and cease illegal labor activities.

Teamsters score historic first when FedEx drivers vote to join

| October 15, 2014

For the first time, FedEx drivers in the U.S. have voted to join the Teamsters union. In a 26-18 vote held Oct. 14, FedEx Freight drivers in Croydon, Pa., elected to join the union.

$3.5 million awarded over trucker’s wrongful death

| October 08, 2014

A Fresno County, Calif., jury returned the verdict on behalf of a California trucker who died in a truck fire caused by an extremely damaged transmission.

Mexican carriers reportedly seek arbitration in cross-border long-haul dispute

| October 06, 2014

Canacar reportedly has filed for arbitration against the United States because the Mexican trucking association says its neighbor continues to violate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

Questions remain for cross-border trucking as pilot program nears end

| October 02, 2014

With the expiration of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico coming Oct. 14, both the future of cross-border trucking and the effectiveness of the agency's three-year test are unclear. ...

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.

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