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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.

State

New Hampshire legislator pursues fuel-efficient vehicle fee

A New Hampshire state lawmaker is behind a push to use a fuel-efficient vehicle fee to help the state bridge the gap in lost fuel tax revenue.

OOIDA

OOIDA’s taking Board of Directors nominations through Dec. 31

OOIDA Board of Director nominees must have at least five consecutive years of commercial truck driving experience and of active Association membership.

Crime & Courts

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.

Federal

Garbage hauler Republic Services seeks short haul exemption

The FMCSA will seek public input on another short haul exemption request from the hours of service, this time from waste hauler Republic Services.

Tolls

Connecticut truck-only tolls imminent?

Talks continue in Connecticut to come up with a plan to cover transportation funding needs. The focus for footing the bill now is squarely on truck drivers.

News

Nor’easter causes travel restrictions in several states

If you plan on driving in the Northeast, you might want to check road conditions. Several travel restrictions are in place due to inclement weather.

Fuel prices

Average U.S. diesel price rises by a fraction of a cent

The average U.S. diesel fuel price budges a bit from last Monday; California prices drop two cents more from last week and West Coast 1.6 cents.

Truck Parking

The Parking Zone – November 2019

Here’s something for which to be thankful: lots of new and developing truck stops popped up across the nation in November!

OOIDA

Truckers for Troops 2019 raises $32,574 to support U.S. military

The final numbers are in for OOIDA’s Truckers for Troops 2019 telethon. The campaign raised $32,574 thanks to the generous support of OOIDA’s members.

Tolls

Report explains everything that went down with SunPass failure

A report from Florida’s chief inspector general sheds new light on the SunPass debacle that began a year and a half ago, including Conduent shifting blame.