Merits of port truck programs debated

Jill Dunn | May 06, 2010

Southern California port Clean Truck Programs were discussed at a Congressional hearing as to whether trucking law should be changed.

Letter: Rework NAFTA on Mexican trucking

| April 15, 2010

78 members of Congress complained to U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood and U.S. Trade Representative Ronald Kirk about "unsafe" Mexican trucks.

Trucking groups oppose fuel economy rules action

| April 09, 2010

A Senate bill would transfer authority from DOT to EPA when determining fuel economy rules for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

Shell Rotella donates to scholarship

| April 05, 2010

Shell Rotella donated $10,000 to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association Mary Johnston Scholarship Fund during the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.  The scholarship benefits children, grandchildren and legal dependents of OOIDA members. 

‘A door just opened’: Jason’s Law gains steam

| March 17, 2010

What might well go down in history as the biggest trucking story of 2009, at least as goes drivers' efforts to push for industry change for the better, is that of Jason's Law, named after ...

Congress encouraged to pass Jason’s Law

| March 17, 2010

Legislation would allocate funds for new safe rest areas and expansion and improvement of existing safe rest areas.

Pressure grows to resolve Mexico border issue

Jill Dunn | March 12, 2010

Congressional leaders and trade groups are pushing federal leaders to resolve the cross-border trucking program with Mexico.

Hours regs debated at opening session

| January 20, 2010

Comments at Jan. 19’s session ranged from a request to keep the existing rules to urging a rewrite.

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