James Jaillet

Third Mexican carrier gains operating authority

Jill Dunn | April 06, 2012

FMCSA has granted a third Mexican carrier operating authority while litigation over the program continues.

FMCSA OKs window tinting

Jill Dunn | April 05, 2012

FMCSA says clear window tinting isn't a violation of rules, as commonly believed.

Congress eyes replacing excise tax with diesel tax

Jill Dunn | April 04, 2012

The 12 percent tax on new truck purchases could be replaced with a diesel tax increase of 6.4 cents per gallon.

Tornado hits Dallas Schneider facility

| April 03, 2012

A Dallas-area Schneider National facility was reportedly hit by a tornado this afternoon.

Tell FMCSA how you feel about EOBRs

| April 02, 2012

As reported this morning, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has planned another listening session to gather commentary on electronic onboard recorders and their potential to be used as a tool for carriers to harass ...

Report says FMCSA should improve review process

Jill Dunn | April 02, 2012

The Government Accountability Office recommends FMCSA shore up its new-applicant review process to weed out "chameleon" carriers.

Lucas Oil founder’s early days

| March 28, 2012

Forrest Lucas said he bought his first truck when he was 21, and he and his wife eventually expanded to 14 trucks.

CDLs, medical certificates to combine

| March 25, 2012

The new CDL-medical certification card should be obtained when drivers renew their CDL within the next 22 months.

James Jaillet

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

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