James Jaillet

Broker group gets CSA-related carrier hiring standards bill introduced in Senate

Introduced last week in the Senate is a bill aimed at mitigating CSA’s role in brokers’ and shippers’ carrier hiring decisions. The bill was introduced in the House earlier this year.

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Full winners list and more photos from California-held Pride & Polish show

The full list of winners from the weekend's Pride & Polish competition, along with a gallery of photos of some of the competitors.

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Euro team wins California-held ChampTruck races this weekend, ’88 Mike’ the runner-up (with photos)

In the second race weekend of the ChampTruck World Series' inaugural season, Hungarian racer Kristzian Szabo won the points-earning race, with Nashville-based Mack technician Mike Morgan placing second and four-wheeler racer Corry Weller earning third.

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Rodriguez, Poulsen score another Pride & Polish Best of Show victory each at Dynaflex show

The four Best of Show winners from 2015's second Pride & Polish stop.

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‘Anything that pays’: Owner-op’s KW workhorse

Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based owner-operator Darrell Hepker says he hauls "anything that pays" with his 1999 Kenworth W900L.

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Cargo theft data firms warn of potential uptick in theft activity during holiday weekend

Carriers and truck operators are being warned about the increased risk of cargo theft during the holiday weekend, as thieves become more active and loads go unattended.

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Rollover system mandate set for publication as OMB clears rule

A federal rule to require all new trucks to be equipped with electronic stability control systems has been cleared by the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, meaning the rule likely will be published in the coming weeks.

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2015’s second Pride & Polish stop kicks off Friday at Thunderhill Raceway at ChampTruck races

Overdrive’s Pride & Polish and the new Meritor ChampTruck World Series collide this weekend in Northern California, where the second stop in both 2015 circuits will be held together at the Thunderhill Raceway in Willows, Calif.

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25 videos for 25 years: Ron Brubaker’s ‘One of a Kind’ 1993 Peterbilt 379

In the fifth week of the countdown — which will span 25 weeks — here’s video of Ron Brubaker's 1993 Peterbilt 379.

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Crash treatment in CSA ‘not fair,’ says FMCSA’s safety head, says agency wants to fix

FMCSA's Jack Van Steenburg, while admitting the agency's CSA program's lack of crash weighting is unfair, did not give specifics as how the agency could fix it. He spoke Tuesday with TCA's David Heller about a wide range of trucking regulations.

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