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OOIDA wants to court to reevaluate ELD decision, will push for rehearing

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association intends to file a motion asking the court that heard its lawsuit against the U.S. DOT’s electronic logging device mandate to rehear its case. The ...

J.B. Hunt reaches $260k settlement with four Sikh truckers following alleged religious discrimination

Carrier giant J.B. Hunt has reached a $260,000 settlement with four Sikh truckers who claim the carrier discriminated them based on their religious beliefs when they refused to comply with ...

Congress expected to act on hours of service confusion, ATA rep says in regulatory update

Congress will likely act to clear up the hours-of-service confusion lawmakers created last December, said a spokesperson for the American Trucking Associations during the CCJ Fall Symposium Thursday. He also ...

ATRI: Autonomous vehicles to revolutionize trucking, but big hurdles remain

Autonomous trucks will drastically change the trucking industry, says the American Transportation Research Institute in a new report, with implications ranging from major regulatory reform to greater efficiency and safety, ...
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A well planned and thoughtful onboarding process can help get drivers to stay.

Indicators: Spot market gains steam as freight, rates climb

October was the strongest month for freight availability in 2016 except the June seasonal peak. Compared to the same month last year, van and reefer volumes surged.

OOIDA files challenge to 2015 FMCSA med exam rule over sleep apnea provision

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a challenge with a federal appeals court against a 2015 U.S. DOT rule that altered the driver medical examination process. OOIDA claims the ...

Diesel prices down across U.S.

The price of a gallon of on-highway diesel dropped 2.7 cents during the week to $2.443.

Nominations open for CCJ’s Flashiest Fleets contest

CCJ is currently accepting nominations for the contest, which is open to all fleets operating equipment ranging from small vans and pickup trucks to tractor-trailers.

Trucking contributed $6.3 million to campaigns this cycle, mostly to Republicans

Trucking donations heavily favored Republicans, who received 82 percent of the industry’s contributions -- $4.89 million. Democrats received $1.03 million from the trucking industry.

Major carriers pull trucks off the road in response to freight/rates, but most intend to maintain size, surveys show

Some of the country’s largest carriers -- Swift, Werner and Covenant -- announced in their October-released third quarter earnings reports that they have pulled hundreds of trucks off the road ...

Mack, Volvo use Certified Uptime Centers to slash downtime

Mack Certified Uptime Centers were introduced in late 2015 while Volvo Trucks launched its Certified Uptime Center process earlier this year.
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