SoCal port drivers become first in decades to reach bargaining agreement

| January 17, 2013

Toll Group drivers serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have become the first truckers to reach a collective bargaining agreement in decades.

The burden of new taxes after fiscal-cliff negotiations

| January 16, 2013

An new infographic by owner-operator business services firm ATBS illustrates the tax burden represented by expiration of the "payroll tax holiday" following fiscal cliff negotiations.

You can be a change agent

| January 14, 2013

"Look around. Our industry needs help – and I want you to help me make it better."

Lean and mean vs. big and tough: Is a 13- or 15-liter engine best for you?

| January 14, 2013

The leading heavy-duty engine sizes differ by only two liters, and one now dominates the market. Make sure you’re powered by the best fit for your operation.

15L engines more fuel efficient than ever

| January 11, 2013

Engine makers understand that bigger engines still fit many applications, which is why all continue to offer – and improve upon – larger-liter designs.

Illinois OKs temp licenses for illegal immigrants

| January 11, 2013

Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn soon is expected to sign legislation that will allow residents to apply for driver’s licenses, regardless of immigration status.

Vehicle miles tax needs to be studied before implemented, GAO says

| January 11, 2013

The Government Accountability Office recommended creating a pilot program to research mileage fees targeted at creating new revenue for the Highway Trust Fund, echoing recently introduced House legislation.

Unified Carrier Registration enforcement starts Feb. 1

| January 11, 2013

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has recommended 2013 roadside enforcement of the Unified Carrier Registration to begin Feb. 1.

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