The owner-operators were protesting low pay, overweight loads and condition of chassis they pull owned by freight companies.
The Occupy Wall Street movement claimed solidarity with West Coast port haulers yesterday in efforts with varying success to shut down ports in Southern and Northern California as well as farther north in the Pacific ...
Small businesses that qualify as small contractors and suppliers can fill out one application for the Port of Seattle and King County.
More than 5,929 trucks and more than 1,100 trucking companies/truck owners are registered, according to the port.
Port has given drayage truckers until Dec. 31 to register their trucks, which must have a 1994 engine or newer.
ScRAPS started last November with the goal of taking at least 250 drayage trucks with pre-1994 engines off the road.
In the last three months, 59 truck owners working the Port of Seattle have turned in their older polluting diesel trucks for a $5,000 scrap credit. About 85 percent of the trucks have been or are ...
In the past three months, 59 truck owners have turned in their older diesel trucks for a $5,000 scrap credit
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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