James Jaillet

California files motion to dismiss part of OOIDA’s lawsuit against emissions regs

| February 13, 2014

CARB has filed a motion o dismiss one of three counts the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has brought against it in a lawsuit challenging its emissions regulations.

Driver database rule made official: FMCSA unveils rule to implement drug/alcohol clearinghouse

| February 12, 2014

A proposed rule establishing a database of CDL holders who have failed or refused to take a drug test will soon be published, FMCSA announced Feb. 12. The rule would require carriers to upload positive ...

Diesel spikes nationwide, jumps 10 cents in three weeks to highest point since September

| February 10, 2014

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel jumped again in the week ended Feb. 10, rising 2.6 cents to $3.977. The price of diesel has now risen 10.4 cents in the last ...

E-log mandate rule projected to come this month, driver database rule this week

| February 10, 2014

In its monthly update on significant rulemakings, the DOT has again revised the projected date of publication for a rule mandating Electronic Logging Devices, backing it up this time to Feb. 27. The drug and ...

21,000 Peterbilt, Kenworth trucks recalled due to potential door latch, seat belt defects

| February 10, 2014

Paccar, parent company of Peterbilt and Kenworth, has issued two recalls for more than 21,000 Kenworth and Peterbilt model trucks for potential defects related to the door latch assembly on some trucks and the seat ...

Hours of service exemptions for propane haulers extended to March 1

| February 07, 2014

The hours of service waivers issued for propane haulers in the South, East and Midwest have been extended to March 1, pushed back from their previous end date of Feb. 11.

Upping fuel economy for trucks would yield savings for consumers and boost economy, report says

| February 05, 2014

The average U.S. household would save about $250 a year if medium- and heavy-duty trucks in the U.S. cut their fuel consumption by 50 percent, according to a recent report.

Rates fall in January but see big year over year gains

| February 05, 2014

Rates in all three segments dropped in January from December, but all are up double digits from the same month in 2013.

James Jaillet

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

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