James Jaillet

Pilot Flying J’s fraudulent fuel scheme started at the top, amended lawsuits claim

| November 18, 2014

Two of the remaining carriers suing fuel provider Pilot Flying J have amended their lawsuits to allege that the company’s CEO, Jimmy Haslam, “instructed” employees to cheat diesel fuel customers out of fuel rebates.

Diesel drops 1.6 cent to resume downslide

| November 17, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel fell 1.6 cents in the week ended Nov. 17 to $3.661. The drop comes after a 5.4-cent rise in the week prior, which snapped ...

Regulatory update: DOT’s latest projections for mandating electronic logging devices, speed limiters

| November 17, 2014

The DOT could require the use of electronic logging devices by Fall 2017. A proposed speed limiter rule is expected in the coming months. Here's a look at the rest of FMCSA's regulatory timeline.

ATA to petition FMCSA for hours flexibility for port truckers

| November 13, 2014

Truckers serving certain ports may soon have some flexibility in compliance with federal hours-of-service rules, if a push by the American Trucking Associations and some ports is successful.

FMCSA survey results: Carrier harassment minimal with e-logs, drivers report slightly higher harassment rate

| November 13, 2014

Truck operators who use electronic logging devices instead of paper logs are more likely to experience harassment from their carriers in the form of interrupted off-duty time, according to a Nov. 13-released report.

From the archives — Hooked: Homer Schultz’s ’93 Peterbilt 379 wrecker

| November 12, 2014

Homer Schultz III's shop churned out this 1993 Peterbilt 379 a few years back to serve as Homer's personal full-time working rig.

Diesel’s downward streak snapped, price jumps 5.4 cents

| November 10, 2014

The increase snaps an 18-week streak of drops (except for one week in September in which the price saw no change) and is the largest week-to-week price increase since last September.

OOIDA lawsuit against Calif. emissions regs dismissed over technicality, OOIDA to appeal

| November 10, 2014

OOIDA’s 2013 lawsuit again CARB over its stringent emissions regulations has been dismissed by a federal judge. OOIDA says it will appeal the decision and "see it through."

James Jaillet

James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

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