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Driver awarded $115k, reinstatement in refusal to drive case

| August 13, 2014

An truck driver has been awarded $115,000 in back wages and been reinstated at her former job after the Department of Labor deemed she was wrongfully terminated for refusing to drive.

Carrier Transicold unveils remote control panel for reefer units

| August 12, 2014

Carrier Transicold says its new APX remote panels add convenience and efficiency for refrigerated transport operations by placing trailer refrigeration controls in locations more easily accessible to operators.

U.S Xpress raising driver pay

| August 12, 2014

U.S. Xpress says it is increasing its base mileage pay for over-the-road, non-dedicated drivers by an average of 13 percent. Its pay increase goes into effect Aug. 25. The carrier says its pay increases is designed ...

Fitzgerald, Hogebuilt team for Pete fenders, marketing

| August 12, 2014

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced that Hogebuilt fenders will be featured as its standard option on all of its Peterbilt 389 and 386 truck models.

Con-way ups driver pay, adds bonus

| August 12, 2014

Con-way Truckload announced it has increased its per-mile pay, increased layover pay and added a new incentive bonus, all of which goes into effect Sept. 7. Con-way says when combined, the compensation changes bring its pay ...

Researchers looking for input on trucking’s top issues

| August 11, 2014

ATRI posted its 2014 Top Industry Issues Survey Aug. 11, and it is asking carriers and other trucking industry stakeholders to rank their top issues of concern for the industry, along with the strategies for ...

POLL: 65 mph national speed limit — would you support?

| August 11, 2014

With some industry organizations issuing a call for a national speed limit for all vehicles at 65 mph, with attendant governing of trucks at speed slightly higher, tell us what you think via this poll. ...

FMCSA suspends authority of carrier for not releasing safety records

| August 08, 2014

FMCSA says it has suspended the authority of Espinal Trucking, based in Michigan City, for not cooperating with an investigation into its compliance history following a crash in July.

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