When you consider moving to a new fleet, look beyond bonuses and other come-ons.
Most carriers will continue cargo insurance because customers will require it.
Starting in 2012, companies would have to file a Form 1099 on every business which they spend at least $600 a year.
A cross-border trucking agreement would allow Mexican trucks into the U.S. and require Mexico to phase out retaliatory tariffs.
A capacity shortage, a fatigue inspection, a new tax requirement and highway heroes are among the featured news items.
FMCSA, after requiring onboard recorders for violation-prone carriers, now seeks a mandate for all OTR operations.
ATA supports hands-free cell phone use, while OOIDA opposes federal proposal to ban handheld mobile phones.
The legislation would require shippers and receivers to pay a fee for detention of drivers beyond the time established by USDOT.
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