Part 2 in this feature: With support growing for Truckers Against Trafficking from the community of drivers, owner-operator Matt Hopkins, inspired by a cyclist friend to tie his planned climb of Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina to a cause, decided to take TAT with him to the top...
The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a collision in California between a FedEx truck and a charter bus of high school students that left 10 dead and at least 30 injured.
The seven outstanding lawsuits against Pilot Flying J in the wake of the company's alleged fuel rebate withholding scheme have been consolidated and transferred to a federal district court in Kentucky, according to court documents.
The average price of diesel should fall more than dime over the course of the summer, according to projections released this week by the Department of Energy, who expects diesel to average $3.87 a gallon this summer.
Key transportation leaders in the U.S. Senate have agreed to several priorities for the next highway bill, with the two key elements being passing a longer-term bill and maintaining current highway spending levels.
Several trucking groups took to Washington, D.C., this week to note their opposition to any increases to truck size and weight limits. A recent study, too, points to potential negative safety effects of bigger and heavier trucks.
One of them, owner-operator Matt Hopkins, took his support for the organization to new heights with his early-2014 benefit climb of Mt. Aconcagua in Argentina.
Sen. Dick Durbin has asked the DOT to audit FMCSA's investigative practices, following the January crash that left an Illinois tollway worker dead and a state trooper seriously injured.
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