Georgia to ban texting

| June 08, 2010

The new Georgia primary law, which is effective July 1, prohibits drivers of all ages from texting while driving.

OOIDA to challenge onboard recorder rule

| June 07, 2010

They are contesting rule that carriers with a 10 percent or greater non-compliance with hours regulations will face mandated use of EOBRs.

OOIDA to challenge recorder rule

| June 07, 2010

They are contesting mandates that motor carriers with a 10 percent or greater occurrence of non-compliance with hours of service regulations will face mandated use of EOBRs for two years.

Diesel drops 4th week in row

| June 07, 2010

The price declined 3.4 cents to $2.946 in the latest week and has dropped 18.1 cents over the past four weeks.

Los Angeles port says emissions dropped

| June 07, 2010

Diesel particulate matter emissions in 2009 dropped by 37 percent from 2008 and nitrogen oxide emissions fell 28 percent.

LaHood responds to ATA letter

Jill Dunn | June 05, 2010

The June 3 letter responded to an ATA letter in which the ATA said the DOT appeared to disproportionately support non-truck transport.

Calif. reefer unit appeal denied

Jill Dunn | June 04, 2010

An appeals court has denied the American Trucking Associations’ request for rehearing in its challenge of CARB authority.

Trucking jobs added in May

| June 04, 2010

With strong gains in April and May, the trucking industry virtually has erased previous job losses for the year.

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