GM strike brings layoffs to truckers in Canada

Nate Tabak, Canada Correspondent  @   freightwaves.com A U.S. truckload carrier has temporarily laid off at least 40 drivers and five mechanics at its Canadian branch because […]

Owner-operators face tough choices in California in wake of new contractor law

James Jaillet  @ overdriveonline.com The California legislature last week stamped approval on a sweeping legislative package that could dramatically alter the landscape for leased and independent […]

Trump action blocking California emissions authority will not impact trucking — for now

Linda Baker, Staff Writer  @ FreightWaves.com The Trump administration’s decision to revoke a waiver allowing California to set its own standards for automobile emissions will not impact […]

Trucking coalition urges lawmakers to fight costly unfunded mandates, including 65 mph speed limiters

Clarissa Hawes A coalition of 31 trucking and trade groups is urging Congress to halt four bills it claims would cost the industry billions of dollars […]

Weekly Fuel Report 9-17-19

Trevor Willingham / freightwaves.com   Source and credits: freightwaves.com / Trevor Willingham /  iTrucker  / Mario Pawlowski 

Small carriers expanding fleets while large carriers reduce theirs

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Association (FMCSA) data, carriers who operate smaller fleet sizes of one to six trucks continue to add power to their […]

Truck driver arrested for Smuggling 31 illegal aliens in the semi-trailer

TUCSON, Ariz. – U.S. Border Patrol agents assigned to the Interstate 19 immigration checkpoint near Amado arrested a truck driver for human smuggling after finding 31 […]

FMCSA to consider addressing driver coercion in HOS regulations

Drivers who fear being coerced by their companies – as well as by shippers and receivers – into driving longer periods if new hours of service rules […]

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