Jill Dunn

Trucking contributions heavily favor Romney, GOP

| November 07, 2012

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.

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

| November 05, 2012

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

Sandy hasn’t affected diesel prices, reports say

| November 02, 2012

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.

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

| October 24, 2012

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.

Judge asks for amendments to ‘hot fuel’ settlement

| October 22, 2012

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.

Carriers grappling with solutions for uncompensated detention

| October 19, 2012

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

Court to hear case on cross-border program

| October 17, 2012

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

Nationwide enforcement blitz running until Sunday

| October 15, 2012

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

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