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Rule to set up CDL Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse expected in August, speed limiter rule soon

The rule will establish a database of CDL holders that have failed or refused a drug test and requires carriers to upload this information to FMCSA at least annually.

Indicators: Spot market freight/rates see seasonable tumble, diesel projected to stay cheap

The latest reports on freight movement and rates on the spot market, and projections by the DOE on what diesel prices may average this year or next.

Home time, driver health top reasons truckers leaving industry, report says

HireRight says the findings should prompt carriers to take a close look at health and wellness programs, which, in addition to aiding driver retention efforts, also help lower health care ...

Marten Transport awarded $3.25 million in trademark infringement case

Marten brought a lawsuit against Plattform Advertising, a business that Marten at one time used to market open trucking jobs online, for using Marten's name and trademarks after Marten had ...

CCJ’s annual Spring Symposium to be held next week in Birmingham, last chance to register

CCJ's Spring Symposium is less than a week away, but there is still time to register for the annual summit for fleet executives and fleet managers.

Changes to out-of-service order criteria now in effect

Tires, lights, driveline joints and other out-of-service order criteria changes that took effect last month.

FMCSA shuts down TN trucker after finding drugs, open beer cans in cab

Georgia State Patrol officers found an open box of beer and several open beer cans in the cab of Flynn’s truck, and a field sobriety test detected the presence of ...

Diesel prices continue upward trend, increase half-cent during week

Prices increased in all regions except the Lower Atlantic region, where prices stayed even, and the Gulf Coast region, where priced dropped by six-tenths of a cent.

Second phase of Unified Registration System goes into effect Sept. 30

When fully implemented, FMCSA says the URS will better identify unsafe companies that try to regain registration by attempting to register as a different, unrelated business entity.

Motion filed asking Supreme Court to hear ELD challenge

The Supreme Court is scheduled to issue a decision May 12 on whether it may take up the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s suit against the DOT and its December 2015-published ...

Annual Roadcheck inspection spree looms

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Roadcheck Inspection spree is less than month out. 2016's International Roadcheck, which will take place June 7-9, will have a special emphasis on tire ...

Trucking posted jobs gain in April

The employment gain ends a two-month skid in which the industry lost 2,500 jobs in March and 1,300 jobs in February.

Getting better on demand: Progistics Distribution finds efficiency in inefficient niche

The company leverages delivery resources and carves out a ‘last-mile’ specialty with technology and customer service.