Jill Dunn

After reported deaths, Senator seeks energy drink investigation

After the FDA reported 18 deaths caused by Monster Energy and 5-Hour Energy drinks last week, Sen. Dick Durbin is asking the administration to further investigate their potential health risks.

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Amid lawsuits, Mexican pilot program plods on

A federal court is set to hear OOIDA's case against the cross-border pilot program Dec. 6.

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Trucking contributions heavily favor Romney, GOP

The trucking indutry as a whole contributed $7.8 million in campaign contributions this election season, and 85 percent of it went to Republican candidates — the largest percentage since 1990.

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Buyers beware: Trucks flooded by Sandy could pop up for sale

In Hurricane Sandy’s wake, fraud experts are warning of unscrupulous truck sellers who may attempt to hide flood damage from buyers.

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Sandy hasn’t affected diesel prices, reports say

Despite Sandy’s destruction to the Northeast, AAA reports a slight drop in national diesel prices over the past week, even in New Jersey, where many pumps are closed.

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Va.’s new U.S. 460 to charge $11.72 toll

When Virginia opens the new Route 460 in 2018, truckers will pay $11.72 to drive the entire 55-mile extension, while the current route will remain toll free.

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Judge asks for amendments to ‘hot fuel’ settlement

Adjusted settlement motions have been filed in the "hot fuel" case after the judge presiding over the multi-district case asked nearly all of the refiners and retailers to adjust proposals.

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Carriers grappling with solutions for uncompensated detention

Despite indications more carriers are offering or improving trucker detention pay, there seems to be no clear consensus for change.

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Court to hear case on cross-border program

OOIDA will present oral arguments against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s cross-border pilot program with Mexico Dec. 6.

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Nationwide enforcement blitz running until Sunday

Officers will check drivers of commercial vehicles for compliance with medical card and hours of service regulations.

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