U.S. truck operators see cheaper rates, more crashes and lower driver pay as possible effects of FMCSA's expansion of cross-border trucking with Mexico.
The BigRoad software developer will announce Jan. 15 the availability of its DashLink engine-connected electronic logging device.
FMCSA must study the groups for five months and will assess things like crashes and near crashes, operator fatigue and alertness and health of the drivers.
The U.S. average diesel price has now dropped 8 straight weeks and 26 of the last 28. It’s also dropped more than 55 cents in the last 5 weeks.
This poll follows the U.S. government's recent announcement of an impending opening of long-haul cross-border opportunity for Mexican carriers? What will be the primary U.S. result, as you see it?
Opening the border: Data on Mexican carriers ‘robust,’ FMCSA says; trucking groups split on decision
Readers note their concerns about Mexican carriers undercutting U.S. carriers. Also, FMCSA clarifies the data it used to make its decision.
You’ve heard of the "driver shortage," right? The world of diesel technicians is experiencing a similar dynamic as equipment evolves, many techs retire and fewer people enter the vocation.
In trucking labor-related news from last week, federal mediators have been called in to help resolve labor disputes at West Coast ports, while the Teamsters lost a vote at a California Con-way facility.
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