Jill Dunn

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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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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