The Latest

Featured:

U.S. chain law roundup 2019

Winter is just around the corner. Do you know which states require chains? Be prepared before you roll out with Land Line’s annual U.S. Chain Law round up.

Featured: 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

Sleigh Bells and Santa provides scholarships to children of fallen truckers

Sleigh Bells and Santa, a charity that supports the children of fallen truckers, is doing something extra to help those kids get a college education.

Products & Services

DAT Solutions: Holiday week pushes rates higher

During Thanksgiving holiday week, most van lanes saw higher rates, according to DAT MembersEdge. Reefer traffic was busy, then lulled, and has picked up.

Crime & Courts, News

New Prime female driver ‘terrorized’ by trainer, lawsuit claims

A lawsuit filed by a former New Prime trainee alleges the female trainee was held hostage in a truck for a month as her trainer sexually assaulted her.

Federal, Opinion

DSRC – a big fight over an invisible resource

Tech, media, safety groups and even vehicle manufacturers are in a fight over DSRC. It could have serious consequences on U.S. highways of the future.

Crime & Courts, News

Class action lawsuit accuses Chicago of predatory towing

Chicago is asking a federal court to dismiss a class action lawsuit that accuses the city of predatory towing, affecting potentially thousands of motorists.

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.