Jill Dunn

“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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Ryder to pay $1M for California violations

Ryder says its lack of documentation had no effect on air quality and it is allocating 25 percent of the settlement toward regional natural gas vehicle infrastructure.

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CARB offering possible leeway with registration

Although the deadline has passed for small fleet owners to opt for California’s phased-in greenhouse gas compliance schedule, officials have hinted registering sooner rather than later could be beneficial.

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CSA criticized at House hearing

For the second time in a month, House members and witnesses blasted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.

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House sets hearing on DOT truck safety program

The U.S. House Highways and Transit Subcommittee has scheduled a Sept. 13 hearing on evaluating truck safety that will be aired live via a webcast.

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Mexican carriers drive most in California, Texas

Participating carriers have accumulated 43,299 total miles in California and Texas since the first participating carrier crossed the border Oct. 14.

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Cross-border trucking needs revisions, audit says

The cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico needs procedural and monitoring improvement and lacks sufficient data and participation to draw safety conclusions, say DOT auditors.

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IRS system to be down Aug. 31

The deadline to file your Heavy Highway Vehicle Use Tax is Aug. 31, but be warned that the IRS’ e-filing system will be closed for maintenance that weekend.

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Agency researching EOBRs for rulemaking

FMCSA is gathering electronic onboard recorder data for analysis as it nears March 20, the agency’s projected publication date for the rulemaking.

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ABF eyes next step in Teamsters’ suit

ABF Freight System is weighing options after a federal judge again dismissed its lawsuit against the Teamsters union and others.

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