Crime & Courts, News
A New Mexico jury awarded a family $40.5M for a wrongful death suit against Werner Enterprises. The heart of the lawsuit was Werner's driver training.
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A congressman who introduced a bill to raise motor carriers’ minimum insurance requirement has been accused of failing to disclose his wife’s income.
Completion of toll lanes near Atlanta has been delayed by a few years. However, truck lanes on I-75 south of Atlanta will open sooner than planned.
News, Safety & Security
Louisiana State University was recently awarded more than three-quarters of a million dollars to study the causes of commercial motor vehicle crashes.
After less than two years on the job, FMCSA Administrator Ray Martinez is leaving the position.
Crime & Courts, News, Tolls
ATA and RIDOT presented their oral arguments in a federal appeals court, which were based on whether tolls are taxes or fees under the Tax Injunction Act.
A petition from the Washington Trucking Associations to the FMCSA requests a determination to preempt the state’s rest break rules.
Safety & Security
A TRB study found that a drop in traffic fatalities from 2008 to 2012 was the result of a recession, improved safety standards and stricter DUI laws.
California’s governor has ordered a fuel tax revenue diversion, taking billions for highways for projects to get drivers off the road instead.
A $500 reward is offered through OOIDA’s TRACER Alert network for information on a 2007 Peterbilt with “Big Boi LLC’ on the doors, stolen in Memphis, Tenn.
NHTSA issued a notice for public comment regarding whether camera monitor systems would be a safe alternative to rearview mirrors.