Jill Dunn

‘Trucker spy’ found guilty in road incident

| May 21, 2013

A Tennessee jury has found a “trucker spy” guilty of attempted murder in the second degree of a trucker he was filming.

Washington troopers ride with truckers to target four-wheelers

| May 20, 2013

Seattle-area troopers are sharing trucker cabs to target unsafe four-wheel behavior around trucks through May 24.

Agency proposes eliminating zero-defect vehicle reports

| May 14, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hopes to stop requiring that the industry submit and retain driver vehicle inspection reports when zero defects are indicated.

Congress proposes both freezing, expanding truck size and weight limits

| May 09, 2013

While the Department of Transportation has scheduled its first truck size and weight outreach session May 29, Congress has reintroduced opposing legislation — one bill would freeze the limits, another would expand them.

Court hears new case against pilot program with Mexico

| May 08, 2013

Just 18 days after ruling to uphold the program, a federal court heard new arguments May 6 against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico.

Cross-border program with Mexico prevails in court

| April 22, 2013

A U.S. appeals court has rejected arguments against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico, saying none of the arguments brought by the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association were persuasive enough ...

States eye ways to keep rest stops open

| April 19, 2013

Louisiana and New Hampshire recently advanced legislation that would permit private sponsorship to help fund rest areas, while New Jersey has slowed down on the idea.

Ohio approves 2.7 percent toll hike, speed limit increases

| April 15, 2013

Ohio Gov. John Kasich has signed a bill which includes a proposed 2.7 percent annual increase in Turnpike truck tolls through 2023 and approves speed increases on some roadways.

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