James Jaillet

House clears bill to suspend restart rules, bill moves to Senate

| December 12, 2014

The suspension of parts of the 2013 hours-of-service rule moved a step closer to fruition Thursday, as the House cleared a spending bill that includes language to halt enforcement of some HOS provisions at least ...

Former Arrow Trucking head indicted on fraud charges tied to company’s demise

| December 11, 2014

The former president and CEO of Arrow Trucking was indicted by a Grand Jury Dec. 1 on charges stemming from his use of company money for personal expenses like weddings, luxury automobiles and credit card ...

Calif. finalizes some exemptions, compliance alternatives to emissions regulations

| December 10, 2014

CARB has finalized the compliance alternatives and extension amendments it proposed earlier this year, effectively allowing the owner-operators and small fleet owners who qualify some delays in complying with the state’s emissions regulations.

34-hour restart provisions could be suspended, bill strips funding from enforcement

| December 10, 2014

Controversy and disagreement over inclusions in Congress' omnibus appropriations bill have clouded the bill's fate, but it's still expected to clear Congress with the language to halt enforcement of the 34-hour restart provisions.

FMCSA takes next step in entry-level driver training rule with ‘negotiated rulemaking’ plan

| December 09, 2014

The agency will formally announce this week a plan to form a “negotiated rulemaking” or “reg neg” committee made up of regulators, carriers, licensing agencies, training organizations, enforcement groups, labor unions, safety groups and others.

Pilot Flying J opens three new stops

| December 09, 2014

Pilot Flying J announced this week it has opened three new Pilot Travel Centers in Texas, Iowa and Florida.

Diesel sees biggest price drop in two years, hits new multi-year low

| December 08, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped 7 cents in the week ended Dec. 8 to $3.535.

Trucking groups urge Congress to suspend hours of service restart rules; Foxx urges otherwise

| December 08, 2014

Several trucking industry groups offered their support over the weekend for Congressional action that would suspend two key provisions of hours-of-service rules for truck drivers and make FMCSA better justify the rule.

James Jaillet

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

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