James Jaillet

Aero-equipped Kevin Rutherford signature trailer geared toward owner-operators

| August 23, 2013

Kevin Rutherford has added a new piece of equipment to his Signature Series line — A trailer designed and built to give owner-operators a fuel-efficient trailer.

TrailerTail aiming for worldwide adoption (with video demonstration)

| August 22, 2013

ATDynamics is continuing to plug away on its self-stated goal of retrofitting all 4 million trailers globally with its TrailerTail, announced the company's VP of Sales, Kyle Houston, at a press event at The Great ...

Pilot sued by New Jersey fleets even after settlement reached

| August 16, 2013

Although a settlement has been reached for class members affected by alleged Pilot rebate withholding, two New Jersey fleets have filed suits against the company.

Though court has issued settlement, Pilot sued by another fleet

| August 12, 2013

Another fleet has sued Pilot Flying J over allegations that the fuel provider defrauded customers by withholding owed fuel rebates, even though an Arkansas court ruled last month to settle the cases.

Video: Freightliner ‘drifts,’ zooms through Pikes Peak race

| August 12, 2013

Stuntman and pro truck racer Mike Ryan takes on the mountains and its hairpin turns in his Freightliner Cascadia.

Agency granting 30-min. break exemptions for defense, livestock haulers

| August 12, 2013

FMCSA has published notices of application from the DOD and livestock council asking to exempt them from the 30-minute break requirement mandated by the current hours-of-service rule.

Outstanding Pilot lawsuits deferred to prior settlement

| August 09, 2013

The outstanding lawsuits against Pilot Flying J will not be consolidated, per a federal court, who asked to defer its ruling to the nationwide settlement made in an Arkansas court last month.

Fraudulent letter being sent to carriers, agency says

| August 08, 2013

Fraudulent letters claiming to be sent by the U.S. Department of Transportation are being sent to motor carriers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says.

James Jaillet

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

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