Trucks carrying massive drill ship through Houston will cause major traffic delays August 2-6

“A pair of enormous crates carrying parts of a South Korea-bound drilling ship will be transported along highways through the Houston area over the next four […]

Swift ordered to pay rival CRST more than $15 million in driver poaching lawsuit

“A federal jury ordered Swift Transportation, a unit of Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. (NYSE: KNX), to pay its trucking rival more than $15 million for allegedly […]

Driver in a fatal motorcycle crash that kills seven bikers was on drugs, reaching for a drink

A new federal report says that Volodymyr Zhukovskyy a driver who was involved in a fatal motorcycle crash that kills seven bikers was on drugs and […]

Slightly positive implications of Fed rate cut for carriers and shippers

“Yesterday, Federal Reserve officials decided to add some additional stimulus into the economy, settling on a 25 basis point reduction in the federal funds rate at […]

Mega-carrier Schneider is shutting down part of its operations

While fellow truckload carrier J.B. Hunt (NASDAQ: JBHT) has been expanding its last-mile delivery business, Schneider National (NYSE: SNDR) is going in the opposite direction. The […]

J.B. Hunt driver from Chicago suburbs found guilty of stealing a truckload of rat traps

A  man from Chicago suburbs is facing a prison sentence for stealing a truckload of rat traps from a trucking company. Kane County IL Judge found […]

Trucking school owner pleads guilty to defraud Dep. of Veterans Affairs of $4.2 million

LOS ANGELES – The owner and president of a San Fernando Valley trucking school pleaded guilty today to federal criminal charges for bilking the United States Department […]

Another trucking company abruptly ceases operations, it’s already 7th major closure this year

Another motor carrier has fallen victim to this year’s freight recession as Terrill Transportation Inc. of Livermore, California, abruptly ceased operations on July 30.- According to […]

Owners operators warn that new crash liability proposal would put them out of business

Legislation that would increase the minimum insurance liability coverage required for interstate trucking from $750,000 to almost $5 million would put more small owner-operators out of […]

FMCSA renews HOS exemption for paper company drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has renewed an exemption for packaging company WestRock to allow its Chattanooga, Tennessee, paper mill drivers to occasionally work up […]

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