Citing registry growth, FMCSA denies OOIDA request to delay med examiner rule

| May 27, 2014

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has denied the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association its request for a delay in the effective date of the agency's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners rule.

ATA pushing for exemption to 14-hour rule for extraction site haulers

| May 27, 2014

ATA is seeking an exemption to wait-time rules for drivers who service oil and natural gas extraction sites, and FMCSA is accepting public comment on the group's request.

Volvo, Mack ride patriotic tractors to Washington in Rolling Thunder rally

| May 26, 2014

olvo and Mack each had on display a patriotically designed truck for the Memorial Day weekend Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom rally.

Legislation introduced to clarify broker/shipper carrier-selection requirements

| May 23, 2014

TIA believes H.R. 4727 would remove the "confusing and conflicting vagaries" of CSA BASIC data as it relates to charges of the negligent selection of a carrier,

Third lawsuit filed in FedEx truck crash that killed 10

| May 23, 2014

A third lawsuit has been filed in the California collision between a FedEx truck and bus of high school students that left 10 dead.

Schneider to pay $21M to settle labor lawsuit from warehouse workers

| May 23, 2014

Schneider Logistics Transloading and Distribution and Wal-Mart have agreed to pay $21 million to settle a wage-and-hour lawsuit brought by 1,800 Southern California warehouse workers.

Video systems continue to make inroads among fleets

| May 23, 2014

At the ALK tech summit this week, fleets touted the benefits -- and highlighted the challenges -- of road- and driver-facing in-cab camera systems. Are you running with one? Tell us in the comments here.

Detroit announces new integrated powertrain package for Freightliner Cascadia

| May 22, 2014

Detroit announced Thursday a new fully integrated powertrain package that includes its DD15 engine, DT12 automated manual transmission and Detroit axles.

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