A $475 million upgrade to the link between the northbound I-90/94 Dan Ryan Expressway and the I-290 Eisenhower Expressway westbound in Chicago gets under way March 7. Expect delays.
The key difference between the Safety Fitness portion of CSA and the already existing SMS, says FMCSA, will be relativity — or lack thereof. The SFD will score carriers on their individual performance, rather than the percentile rankings produced by the SMS, which compare carriers to their peers.
The DOT has pushed back projected publication dates for several major trucking regulations expected this year, according to its monthly rulemakings report. Here are the dates the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration expects to publish each.
It will be difficult, noted ATRI President Rebecca Brewster, to keep drivers in trucking if "the drivers are forced ... to drive during periods of increased risk" due to the nature of the hours of service regulations.
With some carriers shifting upward the mpg their fuel-surcharge contracts are based on, what's behind your own calculations of surcharges, such as they exist?
When you are negotiating for a truck loan, make sure your dealership is able to service your truck and that warranty work and downtime will have the least possible effect on your driving time and ...
Your next lease or employment application could well hinge in part on whether predictive, data-based recruiting models suggest you're a good fit for whatever fleet you hope to join forces with -- or not.
A federal judge said in the 77-page order — which denied motions by Pilot to dismiss the suits — that two of the carriers have made “plausible claim that the Pilot defendants committed at least some fraudulent acts.”
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