Jill Dunn

California considering replacing fuel tax with mileage tax

California could become the third West Coast state to test the feasibility of replacing state fuel excise tax with a vehicle-miles-traveled fee.

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Third lawsuit filed in FedEx truck crash that killed 10

A third lawsuit has been filed in the California collision between a FedEx truck and bus of high school students that left 10 dead.

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Schneider to pay $21M to settle labor lawsuit from warehouse workers

Schneider Logistics Transloading and Distribution and Wal-Mart have agreed to pay $21 million to settle a wage-and-hour lawsuit brought by 1,800 Southern California warehouse workers.

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CARB fines for trucking companies total $2.2 million last year

California’s Air Resources Board Diesel penalized truck and bus fleets a total of $2,177,813 last year for non-compliance with state diesel risk reduction programs.

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Low participation plaguing cross-border trucking program with Mexico

Five months remain in the pilot cross-border trucking program with Mexico, which has continued to report few safety violations but low participation: Just 13 carriers have authority, compared to the nearly 50 FMCSA said it would need.

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Court upholds trucker’s death penalty conviction

The Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed the death sentence of a trucker convicted for the 2007 murders of his boss and the company safety director.

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Vancouver carriers sue over owner-operator rate increases, driver pay changes

Port Metro Vancouver trucking companies have filed a lawsuit against Canadian authorities, arguing recent federal rate increases that ended a recent truckers’ strike are unconstitutional.

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Teamsters back cutting Swift CEO voting power with stock structure changes

The Teamsters union is pushing a plan to change Swift Transportation's dual-class stock structure in order to give stockholders equal voting power. The company's annual stockholder meeting will be held May 8.

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Investigators reveal timeline of deadly FedEx truck crash

Federal officials have released more timeline information on the California crash between a FedEx truck and a bus of high school students that left 10 dead.

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Owner-operators at ports in L.A., Savannah protest over classification

Port owner-operators in Los Angeles and Savannah, Georgia are protesting to demand employee classification instead of independent contractor status.

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