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Teamsters strike agreement with federal government to end decades of oversight

| January 20, 2015

The Teamsters last week announced the quarter-century of heavy government oversight it agreed to in 1989 has come to an end. Teamsters’ head Jim Hoffa said it’s a “new day” for the union, which has ...

EOBR report addresses driver harassment

Todd Dills | April 01, 2012

FOR THE RECORD/A safety panel on Feb. 8 finalized a report on mitigating the use of electronic onboard recorders to harass drivers that provides suggestions to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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Overdrive Staff | March 20, 2012

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

Teamsters challenges Mexican trucker safety

Jill Dunn | March 12, 2012

Union countered to halt cross-border trucking program with Mexico, which was preceded by Mexico filing a brief.

FMCSA defends cross-border program in court

Jill Dunn | February 17, 2012

Among its responses, FMCSA argued OOIDA had not shown evidence its members will experience a loss of business.

Groups want hours of service case dismissed

Jill Dunn | January 24, 2012

Previous settlement agreement wanted to change 2008 hours of service rule.

Court combines cases opposing cross-border plan

Jill Dunn | January 12, 2012

FMCSA has granted operating authority to a second Mexican carrier.

Final hours rule ready

| December 21, 2011

The White House Office of Management and Budget has finished reviewing the final rule for truck drivers’ hours of service.

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