Max Kvidera

Insurance broker arrested

When buying insurance, truckers should get referrals regarding agents or brokers from truckers they trust.

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High-risk carriers reviewed

FMCSA had used SafeStat to measure carrier safety, but replaced it with the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program on Dec. 12.

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Bill to ban Canadian trash

A new congressional bill is aimed at preventing Canadian trash trucks from crossing the border and depositing garbage in U.S. landfills.

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Forecast: Good times won’t last long

Trucking companies should take advantage of today’s economic recovery because it will be relatively brief, FTR economist predicted.

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DeFazio criticizes cross-border proposal

Congressman said Mexico’s safety standards do not equal those of the U.S. and Mexican carriers operating beyond the border zone will hurt jobs.

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Oklahoma truck stop ordered to combat prostitution

A judge has ruled an Oklahoma City truck stop owner must take new measures to deter the world’s oldest professions.

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EOBR, drug testing bills offered

Bills would mandate electronic on-board recorders and prevent CDL holders from continuing to drive trucks or buses after failing alcohol or drug tests.

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TWIC program under fire

The U.S. House transportation committee blasted the Transportation Security Administration for delays in approving TWIC readers.

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Groups oppose diverting highway funds

OOIDA testified against proposal to shift Highway Trust Fund dollars to non-highway transportation projects.

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FMCSA unveils cross-border trucking plan

Cross-border trucking project with Mexico will require fewer participants and equip participating Mexican trucks with GPS or electronic on-board recorders.

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