One week left for California ’06 reefer-unit extension

| October 25, 2013

Orders for verified diesel emissions control strategies for transport refrigeration units operating in California, such as Level 3 diesel particulate filters, must be placed by Oct. 31.

Owner-operator protest of emissions standards, wait time shut down Port of Oakland

| October 24, 2013

Port of Oakland owner-operators halted the protest that began this week to seek compensation for upgrades to meet California’s port emission standards and wait time.

Operation Safe Driver inspection blitz starts Sunday, runs all next week

| October 17, 2013

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s annual enforcement blitz, Operation Safe Driver, will mobilize across North America Oct. 20-26.

Striking dockworkers shut down Baltimore port

| October 16, 2013

Striking dockworkers halted business at the Port of Baltimore after contract discussions stalled between negotiators and the union.

OOIDA sues NY over out-of-state fees

| October 15, 2013

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is legally challenging New York’s mandate that out-of-state trucks pay registration fees to operate on state highways.

EEOC appeals ruling that ordered it to pay CRST $4.6 million

| October 07, 2013

The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission is appealing a federal court order to pay CRST Van Expedited nearly $4.7 million for legal expenses for defending itself from EEOC lawsuits.

Per FMCSA rule, hazmat hauler rail crossings now more limited

| September 26, 2013

Drivers hauling hazmat may no longer cross a highway-rail grade crossing unless there is sufficient space to drive completely through without stopping, per a rule made final this week by FMCSA.

Analysis shows problematic background on 3% of used trucks

| September 25, 2013

A RigDig study of all truck history reports run by customers during the five months ending Sept. 3 showed 2.9 percent of the trucks had been flagged as junk, salvage or having a serious issue, ...

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