James Jaillet

CSA’s kinks: Agency working on new site, possibly changing scoring

An FMCSA rep says a new site is coming for public display of CSA scores to more accurately portray safety risk in an attempt to mitigate carriers' concerns of the public nature of the scores.

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Lawsuits continue for Pilot, attorneys want to consolidate cases

A Nebraska owner-operator has become the latest party to sue Pilot Flying J, but attorneys in Ohio want the suits consolidated.

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Fleet, owner-operator the latest to sue Pilot for rebate withholding

Ohio Auto Delivery and an unnamed owner-operator are the latest to file lawsuits against truck stop chain and fuel provider Pilot Flying J amidst federal allegations that it defrauded trucking companies out of millions of dollars.

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Over regulation killing owner-operators, says ATA chair

Mike Card put it bluntly last week at the Great West Fleet Executive Conference in Las Vegas: The costs of complying with regulations in the trucking industry is smothering owner-operators and small fleet owners.

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Reefer, van rates skyrocket in May

Spot market rates for reefer and dry van loads leapt dramatically in May, a month that saw rates for all three segments rise and reefer rates hit an all-time high.

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Questions arise over Pilot in-house investigator

An internal investigator for Pilot dealt with payment withholding accusations at his former employer, reports say.

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‘Family Biziness,’ Lil’ Ray crowned Pride & Polish winners

A few familiar faces brought home Best of Show trophies at The Great West Truck Show Pride & Polish this weekend.

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Video: Black cherry duo shows off pink flames, skulls

Yamko Truck Lines is showing off two of its award-winning black cherry and pink-flamed Petes.

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French truckers get hitched in front of show truck

A French couple that loves American trucks and that owns a trucking company in France threw had an unannounced wedding ceremony in front of a truck.

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Keeping video documentation of your mishaps

A dash cam on display at Great West keeps HD video recording synced with location for insurance if trouble arises.

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