FMCSA amends documentation rule

| July 17, 2012

FMCSA has issued a direct final rule amending the regulations governing the period during which household goods carriers must retain documentation.

OOIDA sues over accuracy of safety records

| July 16, 2012

OOIDA has sued FMCSA over the accuracy of its Pre-Employment Screening Program information.

Walcott Jamboree announces Super Truck winners

| July 16, 2012

The Iowa 80 Truckstop has announced its annual Walcott Truckers Jamboree — held July 12 and 13 — attracted 31,000 attendees.

Comment period for stability control proposal

| July 16, 2012

The public has until Aug. 21 to comment on a proposal to require electronic stability control systems on new trucks – an estimated cost of $1,160 per system.

Truckers Helper now available for fleets

| July 16, 2012

Truckers Helper Online has released the Online Fleet Edition, which offers the basic functionality found in the stand-alone program, with an added payroll module. The application helps manage a fleet with everything from booking the ...

D&W Diesel authorized hydraulic products distributor

| July 16, 2012

D&W Diesel is now an authorized Parker Truck Hydraulic Center Distributor, offering a full line of hydraulic products and services such as hydraulic pumps, motors, reservoirs and valves. D&W also offers Parker Hannifin brands like ...

Driver appreciation campaign to award cash, rinds, duct tape

| July 16, 2012

Rudolph Foods, manufacturer of pork rinds, and ShurTech Brands, makers of Duck brand duct tape, will celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 16-22, with an eight-week campaign and a video contest. Truckers are invited ...

Boyd Bros. named a Best Company to Work for in Ala.

| July 16, 2012

Boyd Bros. Transportation was recently named one of the Best Companies Group’s 2012 Best Companies to Work for in Alabama. Business Alabama magazine and Best Companies Group created the awards program to recognize Alabama’s best employers. Employees ...

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