Jill Dunn

Agency studying whether EOBRs can be used to harass drivers

FMCSA is requesting comment on a proposed survey examining driver harassment and coercion related to electric onboard recorders.

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Trucking gift guide: What to give (or ask for) this gift-giving season

Truckers may deliver the freight that becomes the nation’s Christmas presents, but they are not always the easiest ones to buy for on a gift list. Here are a few ideas to get you started.

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After accident that kills trooper, trucker ordered to shut down

FMCSA has declared a trucker an imminent hazard after his truck struck and killed a state trooper and has ordered him to cease all operations immediately Nov. 30.

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Pilot program with Mexico comes under fire in court

Federal judges heard oral arguments presented on the cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico Dec. 6.

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Trucker Christmas parades set for Saturday

Eureka, Calif. and Riddle, Ore. will host the cities’ traditional Christmas parades of lighted trucks competing for prizes Saturday.

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Agency allows in-cab camera monitoring to continue

A company conducting research on behalf of the FMCSA has received an exemption to install windshield-mounted camera-based monitoring systems in up to 500 commercial motor vehicles.

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New exhaust regulations start Jan. 1

For those making runs in California, be ready — state officials are set to begin Jan. 1 strict enforcement of new regulations for truck exhaust and will be dinging violators about $1,000 per violation.

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LA port strikes halt truckers

Work has halted for an estimated 5,000 truckers serving ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach while a clerical workers strike continues for the fourth day.

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West Coast ports resolve strikes

Oregon’s Port of Portland narrowly averted a strike Saturday after reaching agreement with its security officers and California’s Port of Oakland resumed operations Nov. 20 after a service worker strike the previous day.

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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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