Jill Dunn

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.

Feds investigating bus, truck crash that left 10 dead, dozens injured

| April 14, 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a collision in California between a FedEx truck and a charter bus of high school students that left 10 dead and at least 30 injured.

Another voice for FMCSA audit: Senator wants review of agency’s investigative practices

| April 10, 2014

Sen. Dick Durbin has asked the DOT to audit FMCSA's investigative practices, following the January crash that left an Illinois tollway worker dead and a state trooper seriously injured.

Cross-border update: U.S. says no suit from Mex association, inspections raise data questions

| April 09, 2014

The State Department says Canacar has not filed for arbitration since the Mexican trucking trade association served notice in 2009. And updated numbers on inspection data for cross-border participants could make the data hazy.

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.

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