As labor negotiations at West Coast ports stall, Teamsters say they’ll support truckers in work stoppage

| February 20, 2015

Labor negotiations between dockworkers and port company managers have hit another snag in their ongoing — and now nearly six-month-long — labor negotiations, and the struggle between the two parties to strike an agreement could lead to work stoppages, either in the form of a lockout by managers or a strike by workers.

Construction Alert: I-5 night work in SoCal 2/23-2-28

| February 20, 2015

I-5 between the Aliso Creek Rest Area and the San Diego-Orange County line will some nights next week be down to one lane.

Diesel still projected to average less than $3 in 2015

| February 19, 2015

In the January issue of its STEO report, the DOE forecasts the price of diesel will average $2.83 a gallon in 2015 — 2 cents lower than its projection in the January report and 3.5 cents lower than the average in the most recent week.

Why aren’t 20-somethings interested in truck driving?

| February 19, 2015

A bevy of voices in response to one twenty-something's prescription for the industry on attracting the next generation of drivers.

I-94E in Detroit: Two right lanes to close Fri.-Mon.

| February 19, 2015

Road crews will take to I-94 at in Detroit, closing two lanes at milemarker 212 for road work Friday-Monday.

Spot market demand weak on West Coast with port disruptions

| February 18, 2015

As spot freight falls into a typical seasonal plateau, the West Coast port disruption throws a complication on top of it All throughout the Western regions things are slower, DAT reports.

FMCSA extends comment period on CSA crash accountability report

| February 18, 2015

The public comment period for the DOT’s study on the feasibility and potential impact of implementing crash weighting or “crash accountability” into CSA rankings has been extended 30 days.

Permanent hours-of-service fix, minimum driver age, highway funding top ATA agenda for 2015

| February 18, 2015

In addition to a more long-term hours-of-service fix, Osiecki says ATA will promote increasing fuel taxes to boost highway funding, building a national freight plan, lowering the legal age to obtain a CDL and dealing with federal emissions standards.

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