ATA prepares to fight outsized legal awards against truckers involved in accidents with cars

Story by: Alan Adler @FreightWaves The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is gearing up to fight against multimillion-dollar legal awards against truckers and their employers who are […]

Family files $10 million lawsuit in fatal crash despite truck driver being cleared of any wrongdoing

Story by: Clarissa Hawes @ FreightWaves The parents of two children killed in a fatal crash during a snowstorm in March 2018 on Interstate 29 in […]

Drunken e-scooter riders cause chaos at Oktoberfest beer festival, hundreds of DUIs reported

Story by: Vishnu Rajamanickam, Staff Writer @ FreightWaves The German police had a field day marshalling people around at the world’s largest beer festival Oktoberfest, mediating […]
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Truck driver sues BNSF over collision with alleged “uncontrolled” railcars (with video)

Story by: Clarissa Hawes @FreightWaves I A Kansas truck driver has filed a lawsuit against BNSF Railway Company (NYSE: BRK), alleging negligence, after his tractor-trailer collided with […]
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Stevens Tanker Division closes and eliminates 586 jobs across Texas

Story by: Noi Mahoney @FreightWaves I Dallas-based Stevens Tanker Division has notified the state of Texas it will cease operations by October 15. The closure will […]

Driver shortage is a #1 trucking industry challenge, followed by Hours of Service and driver pay

Story by: Alan Adler @ Freightwaves Motor carriers and commercial drivers agree on just four of the Top 10 challenges facing the trucking industry, according to the American […]

Tomato importers worry new rules at Mexican border to cause trucks to be delayed and higher prices

Story by: Noi Mahoney @ FreightWaves Tomatoes imported from Mexico could face a supply chain squeeze caused by new regulations finalized in September between the U.S. […]

Auto parts maker Linamar says GM strike costing them up to $750,000 per day

Story by: Nate Tabak, Canada Correspondent @ freightWaves I Canadian auto parts firm’s shares plunge by more than 10% after it warns of earnings hit from […]

Milwaukee Tool to build $86 million factory in Mexico, husband and wife truckers killed in a crash, cocaine found in carrot shipment

Stories by: Noi Mahoney @ FreightWaves I Borderlands is a weekly rundown by FreightWaves of developments in the world of United States-Mexico cross-border trucking and trade. […]

FMCSA warming up to the idea of more automated safety features in trucks, and under-21 truckers

Story by: Alan Adler @ freightwaves I The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is working with the trucking industry to educate small fleets and owner-operators about […]

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