parking shortage

FLSA reform, parking, detention: MCSAC prioritizes reauthorization recommendations

| February 11, 2014

Reforming employee-driver compensation by removing the FLSA overtime exemption was among top recommendations, likewise expanding truck-parking availability, sleep apnea, further New Entrant attention and more.

More parking now, please; alternatives to ‘sailboat fuel’

| January 11, 2013

A reader follows up on our parking-push coverage from September 2012, and several offer preferred slang options for that lightest of loads -- nothing.

Some good news: Jason’s Law in the highway bill

| June 29, 2012

In all the hubbub over the mandate for electronic onboard recorders included in the highway-bill language, it's perhaps been easy to overlook some of better results for truckers and advocates, chief among them other language ...

Parking Solutions

Max Kvidera | January 01, 2012

Governmental efforts to expand truck parking continue in many states. The next step — providing real-time space availability information — is just around the corner in select areas.

‘Jason’s Law’ part of transportation bill

Jill Dunn | November 09, 2011

Expanded truck parking is a component of the Environment and Public Works committee bill passed on to the full Senate.

Truck parking casualties of the Minnesota government shutdown

| July 13, 2011

As if drivers and owner-operators didn't have enough parking problems, the government shutdown in Minnesota will make it at least a wee bit -- if not more than that, of course -- more difficult to ...

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