Jill Dunn

Scandal that shorted truckers pay rocks Canada’s Vancouver port

British Columbia’s first container tucking commissioner has resigned after audits revealed Port Metro Vancouver truckers were shorted pay. Meanwhile, truckers suing the office over compensation filed a separate lawsuit against PMV’s new emission standards.

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Carrier sentenced to serve home confinement, pay restitution in extortion case

A federal court has ordered a mover to pay restitution and serve home confinement after he pleaded guilty to extorting money from a consumer.

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DOT taking comment from truckers, public on size and weight report

That report ultimately yielded the conclusion that too little data exists on size and weight risks and infrastructure concerns to raise the current limits.

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Truckers in Ontario striking for higher pay, lower wait times (with video)

The Container Trucking Association of Ontario says companies have not responded to its latest proposal as its members strike for an eighth day.

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Truckers strike continues for 10th week at CA ports, more join

Truckers picketing Pacific 9 Transportation have been joined by drivers from two other Southern California drayage companies as Pac 9 enters its 10th week of strike.

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DOT’s Foxx sued by bankrupt bus company who claims he did little work for big pay

Foxx's attorney did not immediately return a request for comment, though Charlotte-based media outlets have quoted him as hinting the lawsuit is part of a litigation blitz by the bankrupt bus maker.

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Truckers will soon be able to work Port of Oakland on Saturdays

The Port of Oakland intends to become one of the few U.S. ports to offer off-peak shifts by adding full Saturday operations.

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Oregon ups rural highway speeds

Oregon has increased speed limits on some rural highways, but has not altered the speed differential between cars and trucks.

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Trucker on state’s Top 10 Most Wanted list for deadly crash arrested in Ky.

A trucker charged in a crash that left six dead is now behind bars one day after Tennessee added him to its ‘Top 10 Most Wanted Fugitive’ list.

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Trucker awarded $180k in back wages and more over classification as contractor

A California judge has upheld the state labor commissioner’s decision that a trucker misclassified as an independent contractor is owed back wages and expenses totaling nearly $180,000.

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