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OSHA backs UPS driver who refused to drive without an ELD

A New Hampshire driver for UPS Freight will receive more than $47,000 after filing a whistleblower complaint that UPS forced him to drive without an ELD.

News

Celadon files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Celadon Group files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, seeking to eliminate more than $391 million in debt obligations.

State

New Hampshire bills cover truck lane use, speeding

In the New Hampshire statehouse, legislators want to address truck lane use during peak congestion. Another push covers excessive speeding for all drivers.

Fuel prices

U.S. average diesel price drops 2 cents, West Coast 5.7 cents

Federal data show average diesel prices dropped more than a nickel from a week ago for the West Coast and California while the U.S. average dropped 2.1 cents.

Business, News

Celadon ceases operations; 4,000 employees to lose jobs

Indianapolis-based Celadon on Monday, Dec. 9, announced it was filing for bankruptcy and would shut down all of its business operations.

News

As Celadon rumors swirl, rival companies flock to drivers

Following reports that Celadon will file for bankruptcy, there were many unconfirmed reports over the weekend that some of the company’s 2,500 drivers were stranded.

Crime & Courts

More former Celadon execs indicted for securities fraud scandal

Two more former Celadon executives have been indicted by the U.S. government for their alleged role in a fraud scheme worth tens of millions of dollars.

Crime & Courts, Tolls

Appeals court rules tolls are not taxes; Rhode Island must face toll lawsuit

Rhode Island must face a lawsuit against its truck-only tolls after a federal appeals court ruled that tolls are not taxes under the Tax Injunction Act.

State

Washington state battles over ‘car tab’ limits

A voter referendum approved last month in Washington state to cap certain vehicle taxes and fees is in court. The state DOT postpones certain projects.

News

Trucking suffered large job loss in transportation sector in November

There were fewer jobs in the trucking industry in November. Another net loss in December could send the job situation for trucking in the red for 2019.

Federal

Glider repeal rule ‘lacked transparency,’ EPA audit finds

The EPA’s Inspector General says the agency’s actions regarding a proposed glider repeal rule “lacked transparency,” according to a new report.