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FMCSA to accept comments on towing fees through Aug. 1

FMCSA is giving industry stakeholders another month to provide comments regarding the transparency of towing fees.


MassDOT sues trucking company for overpass strike caused by oversize load

Dove Transportation is facing a civil lawsuit filed by the Massachusetts DOT after an oversize load struck an overpass along Interstate 93.

News, State

Damages related to truck crashes topic of new state laws

State lawmakers have taken steps to revise rules on pain-and-suffering damages in lawsuits involving heavy-duty trucks.

Crime & Courts, Federal, News

Trucking owner convicted of filing fraudulent documents, statements with FMCSA

Jury convicts New York trucking owner of filing fraudulent documents and statements with FMCSA. Find out how he carried out his scheme.

Federal, News

THUD appropriations bill advances to full committee

A House subcommittee approved the 2025 Transportation, Housing and Urban Development appropriations bill on Thursday, June 27.

Crime & Courts, Federal, News

Supreme Court overturns Chevron doctrine, stripping power from federal agencies

The Supreme Court dismantled the Chevron doctrine, a devastating blow to federal agencies’ ability to interpret laws when establishing rules.


Uptick in computer shipments at southern border boosts cross-border freight in April

Cross-border freight jumped in April, thanks in part to a surge in computer-related machinery and parts shipments in Mexico.


David vs. Goliath: Disputing pay with large carriers

An owner-operator’s successful challenge to a pay dispute with a large carrier shows that even airtight lease-on agreements may have some leaks.


Weekend closure planned for Interstate 5

Interstate 5 in the southwest section of Portland, Ore., will be closed in both directions as part of the I-5 Over 26th Avenue Improvements project.

Federal, News, Truck Parking

Marijuana rescheduling will not alter DOT drug testing, Buttigieg tells Congress

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg told Congress that truckers will be tested for marijuana even if the drug is rescheduled.