States addressing contractor misclassification problems

| March 25, 2013

New Jersey’s legislature is one of at least five state assemblies considering changes in employee and contractor classification.

Inconsistent enforcement: CSA’s heat index

| March 25, 2013

State inspection intensity ratings range from Maryland, where 32 inspections per lane-mile of National Highway System were conducted during CSA's first two year, to Idaho, where only two inspections per lane-mile were done.

Hotels4Truckers integrates with DAT app, inks more chain partnerships

| March 23, 2013

The online directory of truck-parking-friendly hotels, featuring discounts on many, is offering free memberships (normally $9.95/year) at its MATS booth #67140.

Owner-operator walk-and-talk with Anne Ferro

| March 23, 2013

Several operators took the opportunity the Trucking Solutions Group's health walk at MATS represented to walk-and-talk issues with FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

Rand McNally and GetLoaded partner on custom board

| March 22, 2013

The longtime Motor Carrier Road Atlas maker also announced retail availability of its EOBR and a new five-inch wifi-connected GPS navigation unit.

uShip testing no-bid load alerts, ‘Shipping Wars’ star at booth

| March 22, 2013

Marc Springer will be appearing at the uShip booth #66141 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Friday at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. and again Saturday at 11 a.m.

Truck-racing at the DAT booth

| March 21, 2013

In addition to a fun truck-race game at the DAT booth at MATS, the company is showcasing updates to its free My DAT Trucker Services app and future enhancements to its Truckload Rate Index and more.

Idle Smart launches next-generation unit

| March 21, 2013

The automatic engine start-stop system provides enhanced features and functionality to allow vehicle owners to save substantially on overnight fuel costs

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