Mexican bus carrier ordered to cease U.S. operation

| May 15, 2013

Still in the midst of its "Quick Strike" operation started last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered Mexican-based bus company Autobuses Zacatecanos to cease all operations in the U.S.

Pilot sued again in non-class-action suit

| May 15, 2013

Alabama-based carrier Osborn Transportation is suing Pilot for breach of contract and alleged fraud.

Diesel reverses downward trend (and highlights from 1,000 weeks of diesel prices)

| May 14, 2013

This week marked the 1,000th week that the Department of Energy had reported a weekly national average diesel price, and in it, the price of on-highway diesel rose 2.1 cents, bringing a 10-week period of consecutive price drops to an end.

Agency proposes eliminating zero-defect vehicle reports

| May 14, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hopes to stop requiring that the industry submit and retain driver vehicle inspection reports when zero defects are indicated.

More ‘loads 2.0′

| May 13, 2013

Tech company Kaazing is building an online-communications enhancement to brokerage Allen Lund Co.'s management software to streamline/enhance shipper-broker-carrier communications and load negotiation/selection.

Hands on review of Caterpillar’s B15 Android smartphone

| May 13, 2013

Hands on with Caterpillar's latest piece of equipment — an Android-powered smartphone.

Trucking oasis: Vegas show offers show trucks, educational opportunities

| May 10, 2013

The Great West Truck show offers drivers and owner-operators a chance to check out some of the hottest show trucks in the country, see the latest in equipment and learn business advice from experts.

Crashes and interventions: Crackdown!

| May 10, 2013

FMCSA is putting extra muscle into shutting down truck and bus fleets. Often lacking robust back-office resources to deal with interventions, small carriers can be considered most vulnerable.

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