Trucking News

Trucking company owner sentenced for fraud

A Minnesota trucking company operator faces 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to defrauding owner-operators out of back pay.

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Poll: Sleepiness affects trucker performance

About 14 percent of truck drivers admit to a “near miss” due to sleepiness and 44 percent say they rarely get a good night’s sleep.

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I-405 lanes in Los Angeles closed again

Lanes of the busy freeway are closed for six nights starting March 2.

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Federal, state governments review owner-operator status

Federal and state entities increasingly are questioning if owner-operators should be regarded as employees for tax purposes.

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‘What saved me was that truck driver’

Truckers Against Trafficking is making a difference at truck stops around the country. A Las Vegas TV station looks closer at truck stop prostitution.

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ATA sides with agency over use of electronic logs

ATA filed an amicus brief Feb. 24 with the U.S. Court of Appeals in support of use of electronic onboard recorders.

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FMCSA plans sessions on hours, CSA

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will present several educational sessions in Louisville March 22-24.

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National diesel price surges 9.1 cents past $4

It was the seventh increase in the last eight weeks, during which the diesel price has risen 26.8 cents.

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More cross-border carriers sought

U.S. Department of Transportation officials are urging more Mexican carriers to apply for pilot program.

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Love’s opens in Seguin, Texas

The new facility includes a restaurant, 70 truck spaces, diesel exhaust fluid dispensers at the diesel islands, CAT scales and five showers.

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