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Stevens Transport responds to EEOC lawsuit, claims driver was not qualified

Stevens says in its response that Brown did not complete the application process, including the DOT physical exam, and was not qualified for the position.

Trucking regulatory reform advocate Fischer to head Senate subcommittee on transportation, infrastructure

Fischer may be best known in the trucking industry for the introduction of a bill in early 2015 targeting the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and its regulations, which Fischer ...

Indicators: Freight volume on the upswing

Truckload freight volume rose 8 percent in December from November, according to DAT’s North American Freight Index, marking the sixth consecutive month for spot market freight growth. Reefer freight volume ...

Volvo braking-related recall affects more than 6,000 trucks

The company says the parameters for the dryers were set too low at one-third of the required volume, which can cause oil and water to contaminate the brake system and ...

DOT: Coming growth of population, freight volume creates major challenges for transportation industry

The report looks at the next three decades of the U.S.’ transportation system and outlines the challenges lawmakers will face based on population growth, freight volume, climate change and new ...

ATA’s Spear to serve on autonomous vehicle steering committee

American Trucking Association President and CEO Chris Spear will sit on a newly established U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) committee aimed at the guiding the emergence and deployment of autonomous ...

CFI raises driver pay, set to purchase new trucks

CFI, the former Con-way and XPO truckload division recently acquired by TransForce (No. 7 on the CCJ Top 250), announced it is raising per-mile pay for its drivers by two ...

Examiner who allegedly issued 6,600 fraudulent medical certs pleads not guilty

Dr. Anthony Lefteris, who operated out of an Atlanta Petro truck stop, was indicted Dec. 20 by a grand jury on eight counts of fraud and false entry charges. Prosecutors ...

Survey: Shippers expect freight volumes to climb in 2017

Shippers mostly expect freight movement to grow in 2017, according to a survey of more than 2,200 shippers recently conducted by Averitt Express, one of the country’s largest carriers.

CCJ MarketPulse: Fleets optimistic about 2017

MarketPulse survey respondents are increasingly bullish about business conditions over the next six months, with 56.5 percent of respondents expecting business conditions to improve. That and more from this month's ...

Diesel prices continue to climb

The first full week of 2017 ushered in the highest diesel fuel prices seen across the United States since August 2015.

Celadon offering $8k sign-on bonus to new team drivers

The bonuses will be performance-based, earned as mileage is accrued. Each team member will receive $1,000 when the team hits the 30,000-, 60,000-, 90,000- and 120,000-mile mark.

Former trucking executive sentenced to nearly 6 years in prison for fraud, tax evasion

The former owner of a company that bought and sold trucking companies was sentenced to five years, 10 months in prison and ordered to pay $270,000 in restitution Wednesday following ...