DOT steps up carrier inspections

| July 19, 2011

FMCSA has cracked down on unsafe carriers through surprise inspections, full compliance reviews and enforcement actions.

DOT offers $527M in grants

| July 01, 2011

TIGER grants fund innovative transportation projects that address job creation and make a significant impact on a region.

DOT gives road repair funds

| May 25, 2011

Agency made $1 million immediately available to Minnesota to repair roads and bridges.

DOT to hold EOBR meeting

| May 24, 2011

A public meeting on May 31 will focus on technologies of electronic onboard recorders.

Lawmakers protest cross-border trucking plan

Jill Dunn | May 04, 2011

At least 35 federal lawmakers have signed a draft of a letter to Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood protesting the DOT proposal.

The great tomato heist — Cargo thieves still operating in plain sight

| April 25, 2011

I missed this report from the New York Times a week and a half back, about a sophisticated cargo-theft ring operating a seemingly legitimate trucking company in Florida, with a twist. The freight targeted wasn't ...

A “corporate mouthpiece” responds

| March 25, 2011

A few readers have taken me to task for my March editorial. I had argued that the proposed mandate for electronic onboard recorders could eventually put pressure to raise pay.

Father, 2 sons sentenced for trucking fraud

Jill Dunn | March 23, 2011

A federal judge has the trio to prison and to pay almost $1.12 million in fines for operating a double brokering scheme.

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