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.
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.
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.
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. ...
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 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.
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.
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.
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