Jill Dunn

California considering replacing fuel tax with mileage tax

| June 12, 2014

California could become the third West Coast state to test the feasibility of replacing state fuel excise tax with a vehicle-miles-traveled fee.

Third lawsuit filed in FedEx truck crash that killed 10

| May 23, 2014

A third lawsuit has been filed in the California collision between a FedEx truck and bus of high school students that left 10 dead.

Schneider to pay $21M to settle labor lawsuit from warehouse workers

| May 23, 2014

Schneider Logistics Transloading and Distribution and Wal-Mart have agreed to pay $21 million to settle a wage-and-hour lawsuit brought by 1,800 Southern California warehouse workers.

CARB fines for trucking companies total $2.2 million last year

| May 16, 2014

California’s Air Resources Board Diesel penalized truck and bus fleets a total of $2,177,813 last year for non-compliance with state diesel risk reduction programs.

Low participation plaguing cross-border trucking program with Mexico

| May 12, 2014

Five months remain in the pilot cross-border trucking program with Mexico, which has continued to report few safety violations but low participation: Just 13 carriers have authority, compared to the nearly 50 FMCSA said it ...

Court upholds trucker’s death penalty conviction

| May 12, 2014

The Ohio Supreme Court has affirmed the death sentence of a trucker convicted for the 2007 murders of his boss and the company safety director.

Vancouver carriers sue over owner-operator rate increases, driver pay changes

| May 08, 2014

Port Metro Vancouver trucking companies have filed a lawsuit against Canadian authorities, arguing recent federal rate increases that ended a recent truckers’ strike are unconstitutional.

Teamsters back cutting Swift CEO voting power with stock structure changes

| May 06, 2014

The Teamsters union is pushing a plan to change Swift Transportation's dual-class stock structure in order to give stockholders equal voting power. The company's annual stockholder meeting will be held May 8.

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