A trade group representing household goods carriers has applied for an exemption to certain provisions of federal hours of service regulations, citing the need for drivers to be able to return to a safe and appropriate place to park following deliveries.
Two of the remaining carriers suing fuel provider Pilot Flying J have amended their lawsuits to allege that the company’s CEO, Jimmy Haslam, “instructed” employees to cheat diesel fuel customers out of fuel rebates.
Now is the time those purchasing health insurance on the exchange to browse and/or enroll or update prior purchased plans. For the coming tax year, penalties for not carrying health insurance are roughly double those in effect for 2014,
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fuel fell 1.6 cents in the week ended Nov. 17 to $3.661. The drop comes after a 5.4-cent rise in the week prior, which snapped an 18-week streak without a price increase.
Regulatory update: DOT’s latest projections for mandating electronic logging devices, speed limiters
The DOT could require the use of electronic logging devices by Fall 2017. A proposed speed limiter rule is expected in the coming months. Here's a look at the rest of FMCSA's regulatory timeline.
A letter from Robert W. Walker Jr. of Ohio, commentary from owner-operator Tilden Curl. Curl believes removal of the self-insurance option for motor carriers is key to driver value and long-term health of the industry.
Some port truckers serving the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach began another work strike Thursday, protesting what they’ve said are retaliatory actions by their carriers and theft of wages
Truckers serving certain ports may soon have some flexibility in compliance with federal hours-of-service rules, if a push by the American Trucking Associations and some ports is successful.
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