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California mulling zero-emission technology program

California legislators have scheduled an April 30 hearing on legislation to establish a zero- and near-zero emission technology program for certain vehicles and equipment. California's Air Resources Board would administer the ...

FMCSA shutdown order tossed in court, fleet allowed to resume work

A Department of Transportation judge has tossed out a shutdown order issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, allowing the Illinois-based DND International to resume its operations. DND is the carrier of ...

DOT’s Foxx on road tour: Call Congress, tell them to act on long-term highway bill

State agency nominees sought for UCR board

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking four state chief administration officers overseeing the Unified Carrier Registration Plan to serve on the plan’s board. The 2005 omnibus highway reauthorization act ...

Driver coercion rule expected this month, speed limiter and Safety Fitness rules could see action soon

New Location Announced for the CCJ Spring Symposium

The 2014 CCJ Spring Symposium is moving to the Franklin Marriott Cool Springs, just 20 minutes from downtown Nashville. Held May 19-21, the symposium provides industry insights on driver recruiting best practices, an economic outlook on trucking, updates from Washington and more. The intimate meeting provides opportunities for idea sharing with your peers and Q & A sessions with some of top suppliers in the industry.  Registration is open! Your $395 full registration includes all sessions, meals, 2-night accommodations and golf/spa activities.  For more information and to register visit www.ccjspring.com.

Highway fund to go broke Aug. 31; senator calls for bipartisan action

The U.S. Department of Transportation has updated the “ticker” that displays the balance in the Highway Trust Fund, and it now projects the account will run out of money Aug. ...

Automated transmissions a selling point for driver recruiting

Technician shortage: Fleets, dealers, shops face growing gap for qualified mechanics

Cummins nat gas engine recall affects 4,100 Autocars, all major NA truck makers

Another recall related to the Cummins and Cummins-Westport natural gas engines was posted this week, as Autocar is recalling 4,100 trucks equipped with the Cummins-Westport ISL G and the Cummins ISX12 G.  Cummins ...

Truck size and weight limits study: DOT to offer webinar update on MAP-21-required report

The Federal Highway Administration will be holding an open-to-the-public webinar May 6 to provide an update on the MAP-21 required study on truck size and weight limits, the agency announced ...

Diesel price continues fall, edges down fraction of a cent

The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell again in the week ended April 14, but its descent slowed some, dropping just seven-tenths of a cent to ...

Trucking company sentenced for bribing FMCSA inspector

A Massachusetts trucking company owner has received one year’s probation and a $1,000 fine for bribing a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration inspector. Irfan Dushku, owner of Korca Enterprises, Inc. was ...

FMCSA subcommittee to meet to develop potential changes for CSA

NTSB investigating California truck crash that killed 10

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating a collision in California between a FedEx truck and a charter bus of high school students that left 10 dead and at least ...

Monday Money: 2014 capacity, demand and pricing outlook in 6 slides

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