Union agrees to end strikes at California ports

| December 05, 2012

After an eight-day strike that put halted work for thousands of truckers, the union representing clerical workers and the Los Angeles/Long Beach Harbor Employers Association have agreed to terms.

Diesel stagnates, remains above $4

| December 04, 2012

The national average diesel price has nearly stagnated, dropping just seven-tenths of a cent to $4.027 a gallon during the week ended Dec. 3, says the Department of Energy.

Ferro: Safety Fitness Determination proposal coming in 2013

| December 03, 2012

A proposed rule that would allow FMCSA to use a carrier's CSA rankings to produce an overall safety rating will come in the first half of 2013, said FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

Agency allows in-cab camera monitoring to continue

| December 03, 2012

A company conducting research on behalf of the FMCSA has received an exemption to install windshield-mounted camera-based monitoring systems in up to 500 commercial motor vehicles.

Reader: FMCSA attacks safety ‘from the wrong end of the beast’

| December 03, 2012

"If rates were up where they should be, drivers wouldn’t have to complain about receiving and loading fees one bit."

New exhaust regulations start Jan. 1

| November 30, 2012

For those making runs in California, be ready — state officials are set to begin Jan. 1 strict enforcement of new regulations for truck exhaust and will be dinging violators about $1,000 per violation.

Truck stops working toward natural gas rollout

| November 30, 2012

Pilot Flying J and TravelCenters of America are taking aggressive action toward implementing liquified natural gas stations across the country, while Love's is concentrating its efforts on compressed natural gas.

LA port strikes halt truckers

| November 30, 2012

Work has halted for an estimated 5,000 truckers serving ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach while a clerical workers strike continues for the fourth day.

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