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SoCal carrier, drivers propose $5M settlement

The non-profit organizations say the company, QTS, Inc., and related entities such as LACA Express and Win Win Logistics, misclassified drivers as independent contractors. The companies then filed for bankruptcy ...

Two hours exemptions extended to five years

FMCSA extended hours exemptions for the Department of Energy and WestRock to five years from the date the exemptions were granted.

Inspection regulations see minor changes

FMCSA amended its several provisions in its FMCSRs mainly for clarification purposes, and in doing so, removed the ability for carriers to use roadside inspections as their annual inspections, among ...

FMCSA extends some regulatory waivers, makes some hours exemptions permanent

FMCSA, in compliance with the FAST Act of 2015, has made permanent some hours of service exemptions and instituted several other regulatory changes.

Tesla says electric heavy-duty truck already in development

Tesla says an electric semi could be ready for unveiling next year.

June trailer orders continue skid, hit lowest point in 7 years

Orders have totaled 271,000 units the last 12 months with backlogs falling to their lowest level since September 2014.

Volvo confirms 300 layoffs coming to Va. truck plant amid poor truck orders

Volvo this week said it will be cutting about 300 workers at its North River Valley truck plant in Dublin, Va., due to the past year's downturn in Class 8 ...

DOT delays online carrier registration system implementation until January

Kelly Regal, FMCSA associate administrator of research and information technology, said the agency is updating its IT systems and migrating existing data to new servers, which is causing the delay ...

Indicators: Truck tonnage dips in June, linehaul rates continue to tumble

Tonnage has fallen three out of the last four months after hitting an all-time high in February. Since, tonnage has fallen 4.7 percent. Truckload linehaul rates also fell in June, ...

Roadside drug testing pilot program coming to Michigan

The law, signed recently by Gov. Rick Snyder, allows the Michigan State Police to create a one-year pilot program in five counties to be named later in which troopers that ...

European Commission slams truck maker ‘cartel’ for price fixing

In leveling of fines, the commission says it took into account the respective companies' sales of medium trucks and heavy trucks in the EEA, as well as the serious nature ...

Shell unveils next-gen Rotella oil, expected to boost fuel economy

Shell Lubricants announced Tuesday the next generation of its Rotella heavy-duty diesel engine oils -- the CK-4 Rotella product line and the low-viscosity FA-4 Rotella products. The new lubricants, part ...

Teletrac Navman launches Director fleet management platform

Teletrac Navman has introduced Director, the company’s fleet management software platform designed to provide greater transparency and intelligence in asset tracking and data collection.

FMCSA’s Administrator Darling visits Miller Transporters to see carrier’s safety program

Through the program, a trooper rides along with a member of Miller's safety department and observes traffic violations on the highway.

Diesel prices dip for third consecutive week

The slight drop in price brings the U.S.’ average for a gallon of on-highway diesel to $2.402.