Max Kvidera

Federal, state governments review owner-operator status

Federal and state entities increasingly are questioning if owner-operators should be regarded as employees for tax purposes.

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Groups want high court review of port case

Trucking organizations support ATA’s request to review a court’s ruling regarding Port of Los Angeles trucking concession requirements.

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California aims to extend trailer deadline

CARB will pursue emergency rulemaking to fix an oversight that would prevent larger fleets from using a phased-in compliance schedule.

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FMCSA denies EOBR violation

OOIDA had filed suit to stop agency from authorizing recorders over driver harassment issue.

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FMCSA defends cross-border program in court

Among its responses, FMCSA argued OOIDA had not shown evidence its members will experience a loss of business.

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Savings poll

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Truce in truck weight debate

American Trucking Associations and the Association of American Railroads are backing a truck weight limit freeze.

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Feds set date for stability control proposed rule

The NHTSA also expects to issue a notice for a proposed rule to mandate speed limiting devices for heavy trucks.

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NTSB repeats driver cell phone ban recommendation

The recommendation originally was issued Dec. 13, following NTSB’s meeting on a multi-vehicle Missouri accident.

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Shell pushing LNG for trucking

Shell is making a major commitment to LNG development and estimates sizable infrastructure will be in place in five years.

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