Stevens Transport

Fleet says it acted within law in denying job to trucker with bipolar disorder

Stevens Transport says the driver did not complete the application process, including the DOT physical, and that he was not qualified for the job.

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Agency lawsuit challenges carrier’s refusal to hire driver with bipolar disorder

A U.S. Air Force veteran was allegedly denied employment because of the medication he takes to control his bipolar disorder.

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LogBook

Cross border program starts, EEOC files suit against carriers, agency urges CSA driver ratings, Icahn buys a percentage of Navistar and more industry news items are featured.

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EEOC sues trucking firms

Among the commission’s filings are lawsuits against Sutter Transfer Service, Stevens Transport and Joe Ryan Trucking.

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Fleet Focus

Truckers and carriers receive recognition and awards.

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Stevens orders 500 aerodynamic Kenworth T700s

Stevens Transport has ordered 500 aerodynamic Kenworth T700s equipped with 400-hp Cummins ISX engines, the Kirkland, Wash.-based truck maker announced. The tractor is certified in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s SmartWay program, said Kenworth Chief Engineer Preston Feight. Stevens, a refrigerated carrier based in Dallas, ordered 75-inch aerodyne sleepers as well for the tractors. For details, visit www.stevenstransport.com and www.kenworth.com.

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