On Jan. 23, Missouri and New Hampshire legislatures held hearings on bills that would allow the auxiliary power unit weight exemption permitted on trucks to be increased.
The California Construction Trucking Association has appealed a December 2012 ruling that CCTA says was a non-decision in its nearly two-year-long case with CARB's truck regulations.
The Minnesota DOT announced a testing program at a rest area in which cameras in the parking lot will find and notify truckers of available parking.
Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford's suggestion that owner-operators build personal tribes to share information and advocate for positive industry change drew praise, commentary.
The DOT Inspector General wants to gauge whether FMCSA has in place adequate measures to make sure that the quality of data being used to evaluate carriers is sufficient.
ATA's lawsuit against the Port of Los Angeles' and its 2008 requirements of carriers in regards to using only company drivers and not independent contractors is heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.
The U.S. Department of Energy has asked that its hazmat drivers be exempted from the hours-of-service 30-minute rest break provision.
Toll Group drivers serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have become the first truckers to reach a collective bargaining agreement in decades.
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