Schneider unveils Haul of Fame, inducts 179 drivers

| June 16, 2014

Schneider announced this month it has created a new honors program for its drivers, the Haul of Fame, to recognize drivers who have achieved 3 million consecutive safe miles or 20 consecutive years of safe ...

Dairy Queen/Orange Julius open at Joplin 44 Petro

| June 16, 2014

The Joplin 44 Petro in Joplin, Mo., has added a Dairy Queen/Orange Julius to its food court. It opened earlier this month and offers a full line of ice cream and fruit smoothie produces, as ...

I-15 to be bottlenecked in Calif. until December

| June 16, 2014

As part of the Interstate 15 Cajon Pass Rehabilitation Project, northbound lanes on I-15 from Highway 138 to Oak Hill Road will be reduced down to four lanes until December 2014, save for July 4th ...

‘Restart’ hits the mainstream; rhyming couplets for the road

| June 14, 2014

As with Anne Ferro's now-infamous blog post about the Congressional efforts relative to the restart, NPR's report on hours makes it sound like an attack on the entire rule is at issue.

PIB tip: Save every receipt, no matter how small

| June 13, 2014

Why “tip” the taxman? Place an envelope in your truck for collecting your receipts and send them at the end of each month to your business services provider, who can then provide you with a monthly profit and loss statement as well as accurate quarterly tax estimates.

Regulatory update: Speed limiters, insurance increase, carrier scoring rules still set for 2014

| June 13, 2014

A DOT report issued June 13 indicates rules mandating the use of speed limiters in trucks, raising the minimum liability insurance for carriers and implementing a more complete and direct federal safety scoring system could still come in 2014.

New Century abruptly closes and files for bankruptcy, driver sues for lack of notice

| June 13, 2014

The 1,000-truck New Century Transportation has filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 7. It has also been hit this week with a class-action lawsuit from a driver, who alleges the company violated federal law by not giving drivers a written notice 60 days prior to their dismissal.

California considering replacing fuel tax with mileage tax

| June 12, 2014

California could become the third West Coast state to test the feasibility of replacing state fuel excise tax with a vehicle-miles-traveled fee.

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