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.

What’s proposed, what’s next

| March 23, 2011

Onboard recorders could be required for all carriers that now do traditional logging. These stories will get you caught up with the developments.

Congressman criticizes cross-border trucking plan

Jill Dunn | March 11, 2011

Peter DeFazio questioned how the cross-border plans will comply with federal pilot program rules and cross-border trucking appropriations provisions.

Congress extends transportation funds

| March 04, 2011

Extension will fund infrastructure and safety programs through September.

Budget includes $129B for transportation

| February 15, 2011

More than 55 separate highway programs would be streamlined into five core programs to eliminate overlap.

Keeping up with hours of service

| February 10, 2011

Regulators have proposed an hours of service revision that many in the industry consider too complex. Read what’s going on and how to comment.

DOT reaffirms distracted driving focus

| January 21, 2011

Safeway says its 1,525 truck drivers are prohibited from talking or texting on cell phones, or from using hands-free devices while driving.

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