Jill Dunn

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.

Investigators reveal timeline of deadly FedEx truck crash

| April 29, 2014

Federal officials have released more timeline information on the California crash between a FedEx truck and a bus of high school students that left 10 dead.

Owner-operators at ports in L.A., Savannah protest over classification

| April 28, 2014

Port owner-operators in Los Angeles and Savannah, Georgia are protesting to demand employee classification instead of independent contractor status.

Truckers seek investigation of LA port company

| April 17, 2014

Total Transportation Services Inc. truckers want California officials to inspect for health violations at the company’s Carson yard and for Los Angeles port representatives to also intervene.

Massachusetts fleet owner gets fine, probation for bribing FMCSA inspector

| April 15, 2014

A Massachusetts trucking company owner has received one year’s probation and a $1,000 fine for bribing a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration inspector.

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