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uShip’s vision for mobile-driven ‘little LTL’

uShip CEO envisions tomorrow’s trucker as an independent who uses on-demand platforms to “help them maximize utilization of the asset”; readers' worries over "sharing economy" competition foregrounded.

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Hours, brakes top out-of-service violations in this year’s Roadcheck inspection blitz

Of the 72,415 drivers inspected in this year’s Roadcheck inspection spree, 4.8 percent were placed out-of-service, and more than half of those were placed out-of-service due to hours of service or logbook violations.

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FMCSA shuts down fleet behind driver said to have been on duty 35 hours

Illinois-based carrier DND International has been ordered to shut down by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration after the agency said its investigators found "widespread, serious violations" of hours of service regulations and with falsifying logs.

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Mass. fleet owner pleads guilty to bribery; FMCSA shuts down three drivers

Korca Enterprises owner Irfan Dushku faces home confinement and extended probation after bribery attempt; and drivers in Texas, Michigan and Illinois are declared imminent hazards to public safety by FMCSA.

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Agency orders Colorado trucking company to cease operation

After it uncovered a litany of regulatory violations, FMCSA has issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order to Colorado-based trucking company GD Cars.

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Agency orders six carriers, one driver to shut down

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been on a cleaning sweep since late November.

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Understanding those happy expedite carrier CEOs

Why are those expedite carrier CEO's so happy? I interviewed some of them to find out.

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Third of drivers placed out of service in Ore. inspections

This compared with the 27 percent average for a similar exercise in July.

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Oregon takes 27% of drivers out of service

In July, 620 inspections resulted in placing 27 percent of drivers out of service for safety violations.

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DOT steps up carrier inspections

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

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