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Judge allows drivers’ case against Wal-Mart to continue, grants class-action certification

A federal court in California has ruled a lawsuit brought by drivers against Wal-Mart Transportation may proceed as a class-action lawsuit, according to court documents. U.S. District Judge Susan Illston issued ...

Speed limiter, Safety Fitness rules now slated for early 2015, insurance increase still expected next month

Diesel resumes price tumble, hasn’t increased since June

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell again in the week ended Sept. 15, according to the Department of Energy, who reported it as down another ...

Preventable or not? Doe’s P&D pummeled by pizza-panicked Polk

At high noon, comforted by a family-size bag of tasty celery sticks in the passenger seat, John Doe was driving his straight pickup-and-delivery truck eastbound on a sunny stretch of ...

Buy, sell or hold: As economy rebounds, will equipment trade cycles change?

CCJ Fall Symposium to offer sessions on driver recruiting and retention, regulatory outlook, improving CSA scores

Registration for CCJ’s Fall Symposium is now open, and the annual networking and educational opportunity for fleet owners and executives will include sessions on recruiting and retaining drivers, minimizing violations ...

Photos, video: Truck platooning system with autonomous cruising, braking unveiled in Detroit

Meritor Wabco, Peloton and Denso unveiled Sept. 10 a system that can allow multiple trucks to platoon. The system is based on adaptive cruise control systems and autonomous braking. The system ...

Freight up again in July, index nears all-time high

The amount of freight moved by the for-hire transportation industry in the U.S. in July rose nine-tenths of a percent from the month prior, as measured by the Department of ...

Hub Group changes driver model in California, offers to settle IC suits

Facing a pair of lawsuits over worker misclassification, intermodal giant Hub Group Inc. will be converting its drayage drivers in California from independent contractors to employees, the $3.4 billion company ...

What drivers want, Part 2: Money, respect key factors in attracting and keeping drivers

Cass: August shipments bounce back; rates, not so much

Graphics: CASS INFORMATION SYSTEMS North American freight volumes bounced back in August from a normal July dip, but did not cause a similar increase in freight spending, according to the latest Cass ...

What do drivers want? CCJ survey reveals the answers

CCJ Top 250: Moving on up

Diesel price unchanged in most recent week, remains at two-year low

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel did not change in the week ended Sept. 8 from the week prior, remaining at $3.814, according to the Department ...

Trucking employment slips slightly in August; July total adjusted downward