Jill Dunn

E-log mandate on track as agency tries to tackle driver coercion

A proposed rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders is still on track for November publication, while the agency is taking steps to mitigate driver coercion.

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FMCSA to change transfer of operating authority process

On Oct. 22, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will discontinue processing applications for transfers of operating authority and the associated $300 fee.

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NJ governor vetoes owner-operator bill

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has used his strongest veto power against legislation that would have barred owner-operators from the drayage and parcel delivery service.

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FMCSA says it’s researching crash weighting in CSA scores

FMCSA is studying the feasibility of incorporating crash accountability into Compliance, Safety, Accountability scores and plans to release its Crash Weighting Research Plan sometime this year, the agency says.

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Feds arrest former USA Dry Van Trucking executives

Federal officials have arrested three men who formerly held top-ranking positions at USA Dry Van Logistics for alleged involvement in a $26 million fraud scheme.

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Annual brake inspection blitz begins Sept. 8

Inspectors will conduct more than 30,000 brake inspections across North America during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week Sept. 8-14.

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Tale of two CA ports in recent protest actions

Los Angeles port truckers picketed an area trucking company Aug. 27, while the previous week, Oakland port independents ended protests after leadership agreed to reach out on their behalf.

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N.C. further limits tolling with legislation

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has signed the second of two bills that limit the state’s ability to toll existing lanes.

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Clean Ports bill floated in Congress

The Clean Ports Act, introduced for the third time in as many years in Congress, would give states and local jurisdictions more authority over interstate commerce.

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VDOT reopens SB I-81 lanes near Blacksburg

Big backups around Blackburg, Va., were eased Thursday, Aug. 29 with the reopening of lanes obstructed by a landslide.

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