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Broker organization sues over hike in bond requirement

| July 19, 2013

AIPBA alleges FMCSA violation of the Administrative Procedure Act, given the agency did not conduct rulemaking to raise the minimum required broker bond from $10K to $75K, slated to go into effect October 1.

Hours changes premium: $300 down, more to come…

| July 15, 2013

Wendy details losses incurred directly as a result of the new hours of service changes: "As of the 10th, we've lost approximately $300 due directly to the new laws."

Modern, no-emissions diesel engines gain market penetration

| June 25, 2013

According to a report released this week from the Diesel Technology Forum, about 28 percent of trucks registered in the U.S. employ 2007 or later emissions mitigation technology and output almost no particulate matter.

CARB mandate: ‘Government working against us’

| June 24, 2013

From raising rates to running in the Golden State no longer, owner-operators sound off on methods of dealing with and impacts real and potential of CARB's powertrain upgrade requirements.

Owner-operators: How are CARB rules affecting your business?

| June 10, 2013

With 1996-2004 model-year engines current under DPF retrofit or upgrade requirements and 2005-06 engines coming under the fun in January, this poll looks at owner-operators' current California strategy.

Hours recap: New regs bringing old practice to the fore?; OK tornado intel

| May 21, 2013

More and more under new hours rules, drivers and owner-operators are expecting a turn away from the restart and back to the recap. You? Also: A brief update on OK tornado relief expectations.

Rules that ‘decimate’ trucking? Sounds familiar

| May 07, 2013

Rule changes are bringing much uncertainty to a trucking industry far, far from the U.S.

How the national drug/alcohol clearinghouse could save you

| April 09, 2013

Food for thought: In defense of the national clearinghouse for positive test results for drug and alcohol.

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