Pilot Flying J adds six new stops

| April 24, 2014

Pilot Flying J added six additional locations across the country in the first quarter of the year.  The six locations include: ·      Bainsville, ON – 6115 4th Line Rd, Hwy 401, exit 825. Five diesel lanes. ·      Cardinal, ...

Parking shortage: DOT looking for driver feedback

| April 24, 2014

The Department of Transportation's Federal Highway Administration wants to hear from drivers about the challenges they face in finding parking and when and where shortages occur.

Cummins nat gas recall affects some Mack, Volvo trucks

| April 24, 2014

Mack and Volvo both have issued truck recalls in relation to the larger recall by Cummins and Cummins-Westport for two of their natural gas engines.

Swift makes $4.4 million settlement with 160,000 driver applicants over background checks

| April 23, 2014

Swift Transportation has agreed to a $4.4 million class-action settlement in the case involving claims that the carrier violated stipulations of the Fair Credit Reporting Act by not disclosing to driver applicants that it could access background checks and not allowing applicants to contest the carrier's findings.

TA, Petro offering free WiFi

| April 23, 2014

TravelCenters of America, operator of TA and Petro truck stops, now offers free  WiFi in the restaurant dining rooms of 39 TA and Petro locations. Courtesy WiFi is intended for light Web use during a two-hour ...

Hours rule flaws: Study finds fault in FMCSA research, calls for review of rule

| April 23, 2014

The research used by FMCSA to justify its hours of service rule is seriously flawed and calls into question the entirety of the rule itself, said the American Transportation Research Institute in a study released this week.

Drivers stand to benefit from ELDs?

| April 23, 2014

Jack Roberts, writing in CCJ, highlights "growing evidence that ELDs won’t be all bad for drivers" and the core of ELD opposition as of a piece with reaction to the growing "surveillance state"...

2014 Pride & Polish shows kick off this week in Wildwood, Fla.

| April 23, 2014

The 2014 Pride & Polish National Championship series continues in Wildwood, Fla., at the end of the month where the 75 Chrome Shop will play host to the calendar year's first Pride & Polish show and the third qualifying event for the year's Pride & Polish National Championship.

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