Jill Dunn

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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Agency conclusion of report clashes with institute’s

In response to an ATRI report that determined CSA scores do not accurately portray a carrier's crash risk, FMCSA says the report actually shows evidence supporting the program's effectiveness.

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GPS devices causing accidents, Senator says

U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) is pushing for establishing national standards for truck Global Positioning System devices, citing research indicating a high percentage of trucks hitting low bridges.

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Trucking campaign donations heavily favor GOP

Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney is the top recipient of overall contributions from trucking industry groups.

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Mexico retains U.S. trucker after prison release

The mother of the Dallas trucker says Mexico has given little explanation for holding her 27-year -old son Jabin Akeem Bogan following completion of his seven-month prison sentence in Veracruz.

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“Hot fuel” suit continues

Jurors will return to deliberations Sept. 24 in the “hot fuel” class action suit against QuikTrip, 7-Eleven and Kum & Go.

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