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Anti-coercion rule now in effect, protects drivers from brokers, carriers threatening ‘economic harm’

Controversial trucks-only toll signed into law by R.I. governor

With the bill signed into law, drivers of class 8 trucks will pay a maximum of $20 to travel through the state along Interstate 95 ...

House committee clears bill that exempt carriers from complying with state laws on driver pay, breaks

A bill that would prevent states from requiring truckers and their employers to comply with state laws regulating hours of service, such as meal or ...

XPO closing seven rural Con-way terminals, keeping Con-way’s truckload division

XPO Logistics (No. 12 on the CCJ Top 250) has made a couple of announcements in regards to its October 2015 acquisition of Con-way Inc, ...

Indicators: Where carriers see driver wages going, recent reports on freight

CCJ's Indicators rounds up the latest reports on trucking business indicators on rates, freight, equipment, the economy and more. Freight slump drags driver pay down -- ...

Rhode Island’s controversial trucks-only toll plan approved by state legislature, governor expected to sign

Rhode Island is one step closer to enacting the nation’s only toll policy that targets only trucks. Both the state's House of Representatives and Senate have passed Gov. Gina ...

Blaming detention time, carrier requests exemption from keeping logs for its short haul drivers

Farruggio’s Express, a trucking company based in Bristol, Pa., has asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to grant it an exemption from logbook-keeping requirements for ...

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Sprinter intros new, lower cost Worker model

Mercedes-Benz introduced a new trim level to its Sprinter van lineup at the Chicago Auto Show that features fewer add-ons and a lower sticker price. The ...

Google awarded patent for ‘autonomous delivery platform’

Google is at it again. The Internet behemoth that can reliably find lower calorie options for Belgian waffles in nanoseconds has just received a U.S. patent ...

Inspection is key in the life of a braking system

Brake violations were among the three most cited by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) nationwide over a 50-month stretch from December 2010 to ...

Former trainer sues CRST in wake of alleged racial discrimination, harassment

A current owner-operator and former CRST Expedited driver trainer has filed a lawsuit against CRST claiming a colleague regularly harassed him because of his skin color, ...

Crime report: Fraudulent overweight state permits, illegal operation of a trucking company

The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General recently announced court activity in two trucking-related crime investigations. Here’s a summary of what happened with each: Ohio ...

Grand Island Express, Halvor Lines choose Stay Metrics platform for drivers

Stay Metrics announced that Grand Island Express and Halvor Lines are now using a custom-fit driver rewards, research and engagement platform from Stay Metrics to ...

NTSB begins finalizing report on fatal 2014 Illinois crash, findings include egregious HOS violations, falsified logs

The National Transportation Safety Board held a meeting Tuesday to determine a 2014 crash's probable cause in order to finalize a report on and issue ...

Suppressed diesel prices slowing adoption of natgas trucks

With diesel prices hovering near $2, and having dropped each of the past 13 weeks, sales of natural gas-powered Class 8 trucks have followed the downward course. With diesel ...