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With Roadcheck looming, Bendix and Goodyear offer tire prep advice to carriers

Tips on proper tare care ahead of CVSA's annual Roadcheck inspection spree, which will focus on tires.

OSHA rule will make workplace injuries and illnesses public, require carriers to upload info

The agency’s May 11 final rule requires nothing new of employees, but steps up demand on employers. Businesses like trucking companies will have to submit this information electronically, which OSHA ...

NATSO, Fastport partner to help military vets find jobs with truck stops

The National Association of Truck Stop Operators has announced a partnership with Fastport to help NATSO members hire military veterans and service members transitioning into civilian life.

Cargo thieves active during Memorial Day weekend, firms warn

FreightWatch International and CargoNet have each issued warnings, along with recommendations, to carriers and drivers regarding annual increased cargo theft activity during the Memorial Day weekend.

She Drives Trucks newsletter to focus on women drivers

She Drives Trucks, a newsletter produced by the editorial team of Truckers News, launches May 25 to serve female company drivers and owner-operators and provide fleets a direct outlet for ...

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ATA Recognizes Five Allied Members for Support of Advocacy Efforts

Federation Thanks Members for Purchases of Capitol Hill Office Pavers Washington – Today, American Trucking Associations thanked five allied members for purchasing pavers at ATA’s…

FedEx finalizes $4.4 billion deal to acquire European carrier TNT Express

The May 25 purchase settlement concludes FedEx’s acquisition of 88.4 percent of TNT’s shares, purchased at 8 Euros each, about $9 a share, for an aggregate value of 3.879 billion ...

Truck freight zone at El Paso-area border crossing expanded

The changes come by way of the opening of a new cross-border bridge, prompting the DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to establish new boundaries for the El Paso border ...

New trailer orders now coming with 2017 delivery dates

Fleet investment plans continue to be relatively stable and current orderboards indicate that orders placed today for dry vans or reefers will likely come with 2017 calendar year delivery dates.

Senate bill opposes increase to federal excise tax on trucks

At 12 percent, the Federal Excise Tax on trucks is already highest tax by percentage levied by Congress on any product.

Indicators: Truck tonnage tumbles again, spot market remains weak

Latest reports: Tonnage dipped again in April, while spot market load availability remains suspect.

Diesel prices jump 6 cents, hit highest point in 6 months

The jump in prices put the national average for a gallon of on-highway diesel at $2.357, the highest per-gallon rate so far in 2016.

New York City to pay $14 million to trucking companies over alleged traffic ticket scheme

New York City has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit with the New York Trucking and Delivery Association alleging a parking ticket scheme with a payout of $14 million ...

Rule to establish CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse a step closer to becoming law

A central database would be created under the rule for verified positive controlled substances and alcohol test results for CDL holders, and for refusals by drivers to submit to testing.

Supreme Court unanimously rules in favor of CRST in case against EEOC

The final dollar amount owed to CRST has not been decided. Further adjudication will determine how much the EEOC must pay CRST. Two prior orders made by lower federal courts, ...