Knight Transportation

Knight making moves to buy USA Truck, original deal rejected

Knight Transportation made an attempt last week to buy the struggling USA Truck, which the USA board rejected. Knight, however, says it is determined to get a deal made.

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Irregular ratings: CSA snafus

Accident blame, violation weighting and regional differences continue to plague CSA. No fix appears to be on the horizon.

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Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.

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CSA system needs improvement, panel says

The driver safety fitness rating has been on the backburner but is coming back through the upcoming highway bill.

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Chicago freeway tops freight bottlenecks

The freeway intersection of I-290 at I-90/I-94 was the most congested location for trucks in 2010.

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Demand pushing pay higher, Charlie Daniels to perform at Super Show, FMCSA sends CSA warning letters, opposition builds against hours proposal and more industry news items are featured.

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Industry’s top challenge: Finding drivers

Trucking executives favor the long-term viability of using leased owner-operators to meet their capacity needs.

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