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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

State budget officers report notable gain in transportation spending

A new report from state budget officers from across the U.S. shows that states are spending more money on transportation than for any other category.

Crime & Courts

Department of Labor sues Ben Shinn Trucking over handling of 401(k)

The U.S. Department of Labor filed a lawsuit against an Iowa trucking company for allegedly failing to remit contributions to the company’s retirement plan.

Federal

There’s still time to get help with UCR data breach

The deadline for certain motor carriers seeking assistance with the UCR data breach has been extended through the first few weeks of December.

Products & Services

DAT Solutions: Spot reefer rates heat up

Shippers moving goods in time for Black Friday gave a boost to load posts last week. Spot reefer volumes are up and so are rates.

Features, Opinion

The Bad Old Days of Tony Pro

Martin Scorsese’s latest gangster epic, “The Irishman” is rife with trucking connections. John Bendel recalls a Teamsters election from that era with Mob figure Tony Pro.

Federal

FMCSA delays driver training implementation until 2022

Rather than roll out the entry-level driver training rule in phases, as proposed earlier this year, FMCSA has opted to delay the entire rule until 2022.

Crime & Courts

Trucker’s CBD oil lawsuit survives RICO claims

Can a trucker fired for testing positive for THC sue a CBD oil company for RICO violations? Is CBD oil a controlled substance? A federal court had answers.

State

South Carolina bills tackle driver safety concerns

South Carolina lawmakers are preparing for the upcoming regular session. Among topics getting attention are slow-moving traffic and distracted driving.

Features

‘Black Coffee & White Lines’ music video released

Country singer Jayne Denham released her latest music video this week. “Black Coffee & White Lines” features three stars from “Ice Road Truckers.”

News

ExxonMobil Folds of Honor wrapping up third year

Folds of Honor will receive $5 from every Mobil Delvac oil change at a participating TA Truck Service center through Nov. 30.