Jill Dunn

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

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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Questions remain for cross-border trucking as pilot program nears end

With the expiration of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico coming Oct. 14, both the future of cross-border trucking and the effectiveness of the agency's three-year test are unclear.

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Teamsters win vote at Con-way terminal

The Teamsters had its first success at Con-way after drivers and dock workers at the company’s Laredo, Texas, terminal voted 55-49 to join the union.

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California dabbling with replacing fuel tax with mileage tax

California Gov. Jerry Brown has received legislation that would make California the third West Coast state to test replacing state fuel tax with a vehicle-miles-traveled fee.

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Report: Trucking’s fatal injury count fell 8 percent last year

Preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Labor shows 461 fatalities occurred in 2013 among private sector trucking jobs — an 8 percent drop from the previous year.

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OOIDA lawsuit against NY’s road-use tax gets class-action certification

New York has granted class-action certification to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association's lawsuit against the state-required registration and decal fees for out-of-state trucks.

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Final audit of FMCSA’s cross-border program begins as it enters final month

The Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General has begun its final audit of the cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico. Here's what it's looking to find.

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Ontario court to hear challenge to speed limiter law

The Court of Appeal for Ontario has agreed to hear a challenge to province’s speed limiters law. The next step will be for the province’s highest court to schedule oral arguments before a three-judge panel.

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Prime’s same-sex trainer policy discriminates against women, court says

A U.S. district court has agreed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s determination that the same-sex trainer policy of Prime Inc. is discriminatory.

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Electric cable-powered trucks to be tested in California next year

A two-mile demonstration project using overhead cables to power electric trucks is slated to begin in California in Jul 2015.

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