Jill Dunn

Truckers protest at Vancouver port, disrupt operations

| March 03, 2014

Stakeholders at Canada’s Port Vancouver say protesting non-union truckers have attempted to intimidate drivers working the facility, while the port’s container hauler union may strike, too.

Oregon governor asks port to address wait time for truckers

| February 28, 2014

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has asked the Port of Portland to “seek immediate independent review” of equipment dockworkers say has caused excessive wait times for truckers at one port terminal.

Vancouver port truckers plan shutdown for Feb. 26

| February 25, 2014

Truckers serving Canada’s Port Vancouver plan to stop work Feb. 26 in protest of excessive wait time and other issues.

Worker advocacy groups say nearly 70 percent of port truckers misclassified as contractors

| February 24, 2014

Nearly 50,000 of the 75,000 port truckers in the U.S. are misclassified as independent contractors, according to a recent report, which says the misclassification costs federal and state governments significant tax losses.

In-cab filming of drivers for disciplinary reasons OK’d by Calif. attorney general

| February 21, 2014

California’s attorney general has concluded carriers contracting companies that provide continuous video of drivers may use this data for disciplinary purposes.

Hours, logbook violations get Mexican carrier booted from pilot program

| February 12, 2014

For the first time since the program's 2011 inception, the FMCSA has revoked the authority of a Mexican carrier participating in its cross-border trucking pilot program. Drivers had not complied with hours regs and failed ...

Tolls could drop on NYC bridge

| February 11, 2014

Truckers may soon qualify for a 20 percent toll discount on a New York City bridge if they make more than 10 crossings that month using E-Z Pass.  On Feb. 6, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced reaching ...

FDA wants stricter standards for some reefer haulers

| February 11, 2014

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration published Feb. 5 a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking that will require some food haulers to take extra measures when transporting food with the greatest risk for contamination.

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