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Cummins: 2014 compliant engines ready in 2013

Jack Roberts | March 21, 2012

The new engines will deliver up to a 2 percent fuel economy improvement over comparable engines being produced today.

Biggest problem

| March 13, 2012

TWIC fees cut

Jill Dunn | March 13, 2012

Applicants for Transportation Worker Identification Credentials will pay slightly less starting March 19.

Teamsters challenges Mexican trucker safety

Jill Dunn | March 12, 2012

Union countered to halt cross-border trucking program with Mexico, which was preceded by Mexico filing a brief.

Report: EPA underestimated compliance costs

Jill Dunn | March 08, 2012

Report claims agency underestimated emission compliance costs for new trucks by a factor of two to five for model years 2004-2010.

FTR forecasts higher growth, driver pay

| March 08, 2012

The driver shortage resulted from a “cyclical drag,” which is the industry’s inability to recruit and employ drivers fast enough, and a “regulatory drag” brought on by new government rules.

FMCSA asks court to exclude recorder use survey

Jill Dunn | March 08, 2012

Driver survey indicated enforcement officers make poor use of EOBR data, but carriers utilize the devices effectively to harass drivers.

Trucking company owner sentenced for fraud

Jill Dunn | March 07, 2012

A Minnesota trucking company operator faces 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding owner-operators out of back pay.

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