Jill Dunn

Port truckers resume strikes due to alleged wage theft

| November 14, 2014

Some port truckers serving the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach began another work strike Thursday, protesting what they’ve said are retaliatory actions by their carriers and theft of wages

TA to close on VA I-81, cutting 129 parking spaces

| November 03, 2014

TravelCenters of America at Virginia’s I-81 Exit 150 will permanently close at 4 p.m. Nov. 15. The stop has 129 parking spaces that will be lost, which likely will add to the already exiting parking ...

Cross-border haulers can now streamline Mexico border crossings

| October 27, 2014

A recent agreement between the U.S. and Mexico will allow carriers who carry freight to and from Mexico to become certified and therefore undergo fewer cargo exams and enjoy faster validation when crossing the border.

FMCSA: Hearing-impaired drivers who can’t speak OK to hold CDL

| October 27, 2014

Truckers who are hearing impaired and can communicate English -- but don’t speak it -- are not barred from having a CDL, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said this month.

Two owner-operators get court victory in labor law, classification dispute

| October 16, 2014

A federal judge has ordered a California carrier to reinstate two owner-operators and cease illegal labor activities.

Teamsters score historic first when FedEx drivers vote to join

| October 15, 2014

For the first time, FedEx drivers in the U.S. have voted to join the Teamsters union. In a 26-18 vote held Oct. 14, FedEx Freight drivers in Croydon, Pa., elected to join the union.

$3.5 million awarded over trucker’s wrongful death

| October 08, 2014

A Fresno County, Calif., jury returned the verdict on behalf of a California trucker who died in a truck fire caused by an extremely damaged transmission.

Mexican carriers reportedly seek arbitration in cross-border long-haul dispute

| October 06, 2014

Canacar reportedly has filed for arbitration against the United States because the Mexican trucking association says its neighbor continues to violate the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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