Jill Dunn

Pay-for-answer scheme in CDL tests busted in New York, 21 indicted

| April 09, 2014

New York has indicted twenty-one more people for involvement in a fraudulent Commercial Driver’s License test-taking scheme in which defendants allegedly paid as much as $4,000 for answers to CDL tests.

DOT, OSHA should collaborate on whistleblower claim investigations, federal report says

| April 08, 2014

A new federal report recommends the Department of Transportation and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration evaluate collaboration agreements regarding whistleblower claim investigations.

FMCSA reinstates informal hearings as way to contest violations

| April 04, 2014

FMCSA has reinstated informal hearings as an additional way to contest enforcement cases, and this time the option is available nationwide.

Canadians mull back-to-work bill for Vancouver’s port truckers

| March 26, 2014

Canadian lawmakers are considering legislation that would heavily fine Port Vancouver’s union truckers if they do not resume work after a 90-day cooling-off period.

Teamsters strike agreement with Calif. port carrier on drivers’ right to unionize

| March 24, 2014

The National Labor Relations Board has negotiated a settlement between a California carrier and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters to post notice about the right to unionize.

Pre-inspection pilot program for U.S.-Canada border crossings enters second phase

| March 21, 2014

A pilot program intended to test the feasibility of reducing wait time and congestion for truck crossings at the U.S.-Canadian border has entered its second phase at Peace Bridge, at the crossing between Fort Eerie, ...

FMCSA updates definition of combination weight rating

| March 20, 2014

“Gross combination weight rating” has been redefined to clarify when CDL and other federal safety regulations apply to certain single-unit trucks towing trailers.

New Mexico expands CDL retesting opportunities

| March 19, 2014

New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez has signed a bill that will increase the number of times the CDL knowledge test may be taken from three times per year to twice a week.

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