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States diesel tax rates set to change July 1

Jill Dunn | June 29, 2011

Connecticut will increase its diesel tax, while Nebraska truckers will pay a slightly smaller tax and Georgia has delayed its increase.

Congress eyes broker bill

Jill Dunn | June 26, 2011

Trucking and broker organizations say the bill will mitigate unscrupulous broker practices.

FMCSA inspector charged with bribery

Jill Dunn | June 23, 2011

Court charged agent sold a driver a CVSA sticker knowing the vehicle lacked the corresponding inspection.

Trucking reps hit hours plan

Jill Dunn | June 14, 2011

A House subcommittee heard testimony from trucking company leaders against the HOS proposal.

Forecast: Fewer drivers

| June 09, 2011

Trucking’s well-documented driver shortage will grow next year and beyond because of fewer new hires to replace retiring drivers.

FMCSA advisory group sets June agenda

Jill Dunn | June 09, 2011

The public may attend the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting in Alexandria, Va., June 20-22 or submit written comment by June 15.

Few trucking jobs added

Avery Vise | June 03, 2011

The industry added a mere 100 jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis.

Coalition objects to driver test restriction

| June 02, 2011

Rule would prevent third-party testers from administering skills tests to applicants trained at the testers’ commercial school.

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