After agreeing to a tentative deal Dec. 4 and effectively ending an 8-day strike that held thousands of truckers away from work, the Port of Long Beach and Port of L.A. clerical workers union has now rejected the contract terms.
FMCSA's Pre-employment Screening Program is the only place to find full driver-specific detail of the information contained in the Motor Carrier Management Information System database that underpins CSA.
Several states hit by winter storm "Nemo" this weekend have suspended hours of service rules for drivers carrying emergency supplies.
The Federal Highway Administration describes the Brent Spence Bridge as “functionally obsolete" because of capacity, sight distance and safety issues.
Utah may be expanding its 80 mph speed limit use, and other states are considering pushing limits to 75 mph on certain highways.
Industry tests have shown for years that the difference in fuel economy between the best drivers and the worst can be as much as 30 percent due.
The trucking industry as a whole was the victim of a $27 billion loss in 2011 in the aggregation of time spent and fuel wasted in congestion on U.S. highways.
After small but steady notches downward in the last several months, the price of diesel shot up this week 9.5 cents to a national average of $4.022 cents.
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