CCJ Top 250
A closer look at diesel emissions
Despite their collective impact on air quality, the Environmental Protection Agency regulates nitrogen oxide and particulate matter emissions independently.
January 26, 2023
Perpetual emissions regulations squander air quality improvement opportunity
Diesel Technology Forum Executive Director Allen Schaeffer says cleaner burning (and more expensive) diesels won't have the quick clean air impact that wider adoption rates of modern engines would.
January 19, 2023
These are the states with the highest speeding fines for CDL drivers
A study by TrafficTickets.com found that Illinois has the highest potential fine, and 13 states have mandatory minimum fines of over $100.
December 29, 2022
Trucking industry welcomes delays due to infrastructure bill projects
Route optimization and mapping technology companies are prepared to take on the necessary evils like road closures and subsequent freight delays that these infrastructure projects will trigger in support of a better road system.
December 26, 2022
Bipartisan bill would require businesses give truck drivers restroom access
Bipartisan legislation would require retailers, warehouses and other businesses to give drivers access to bathroom facilities when they are picking up cargo or making deliveries.
December 15, 2022
FMCSA guidance reaches for clarity: Do dispatch services need brokerage authority?
As required by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, FMCSA has issued interim guidance clarifying when a dispatch service is a broker or bona fide agent under current regulations, offering multiple factors for such services to consider.
November 15, 2022
NMFTA Digital LTL Council releases eBOL API standard
Carriers will benefit by automating – or even eliminating – certain administrative, bill entry and customer service tasks, saving up to 1.3% of their current costs and equating to industry savings of potentially $470 million.
November 8, 2022
The state of trucking in the U.S. and around the world
Trucking leaders from the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe talk workforce development, the environment, infrastructure and the supply chain.
October 31, 2022
Speed limiters won't solve the root problem
The lack of enforcement on posted speed limits and drivers incentivized to drive longer and faster are problems that won't be solved by speed limiters.
July 22, 2022
Here's how to get your under-21 drivers insured
Insurance providers say age doesn't matter; it's about experience. But the courts look at the trucking company and its training and safety programs. Here's what the experts have to say about those programs and onboarding 18-year-old drivers.
June 30, 2022
Biden warns oil and gas companies to get prices down
President Joe Biden on Wednesday issued a scathing letter calling on oil and gas companies to take steps to reduce fuel prices or face the full might of the federal government's power to intervene.
June 15, 2022
Bill takes aim at curbing 'unjust and unreasonable' fees charged to motor carriers at ports
The Ocean Shipping Reform Act of 2022 targets "unjust and unreasonable demurrage and detention fees." American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear said such a bill has "been a long time coming.”
June 14, 2022
New Jersey again takes the top spot for trucking bottlenecks
As traffic rebounded from years prior, average rush hour truck speeds fell 11% in 2021.
February 9, 2022
Trucking orgs reactions mixed to Biden's trucking action plan
Fleet group lauds the Biden-Harris Trucking Action Plan for its attention on recruitment but driver group says it comes up short on solving retention.
December 20, 2021
Biden administration unveils plan for helping fleets with driver recruitment, retention
Admins say the Biden-Harris Trucking Action Plan would solve "headwinds that have been laid bare by the pandemic."
December 16, 2021
Canadian province eyes legislation requiring bathroom access for truck drivers
Ontario looking to mandate bathroom access for truckers; Shippers conditions improving; Mack Trucks dealer Northwest Equipment Sales gets EV certification.
October 22, 2021
TCA asks members to contact reps over Biden vax mandate
The logistics of vaccinating professional truck drivers in an irregular operating environment is a concern.
September 17, 2021
Trucking stakeholders support FET repeal
Trucking group supports the repeal of the highest excise tax on a percentage basis that Congress levies on a product. Also: Volvo rolls out contract service offering; Teamsters Union scores another win within XPO.
July 23, 2021
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Pay and benefits
Pay a top factor for driver turnover but 'not always an amount issue'
More than 50% of respondents to a recent CCJ driver survey said their carrier had raised pay at least twice since 2020.
House bill offers recruiting and retention incentives, grants to truck drivers
U.S. Xpress names Julie Van de Kamp president of dedicated
Supply chain correction helps put the 'worst of the inflation crisis behind us'
Rates end 2022 on a high note, signaling 'bottoming process' underway
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