The Federal Aviation Administration Act of 1994 — which explicitly says federal law preempts state laws in such circumstances — could face a challenge in the country’s highest court this year, as Penske Logistics has filed a petition asking the Supreme Court to hear its appeal of a lower court’s decision.
Med examiner who scammed truckers fined $109k; carrier owner sentenced to probation for violating shutdown order
The DOT recently reported action on several trucking-related criminal cases, including the potential finale to the Terri’s Farm horse-hauling saga and a plea deal made with a medical examiner defrauding truckers by falsely signing drug test results:
In this video, Bison Transport driver Sahasi recounts how he stepped up to the task when other motorists declined to help a woman who had gone into cardiac arrest on the side of the road.
Electronic logging hardware and software provider PeopleNet announced last week it has updated its eDriver application to reflect the reversion to enforcement of pre-July 2013 rules governing the use and scope of a 34-hour restart.
The percentage of vehicles placed out of service in 2014 jumped a few points from 2013’s record-low of 13.5 percent, but the percentage comes from a smaller sample size.
Random drug testing rates for truck operators will remain at 50 percent, FMCSA announced recently.
Indiana ranks No. 5 nationwide for the smallest percentage of clean inspections.
Four in 10 readers believe 2015 holds better prospects than 2014 for their businesses.
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