An Iowa federal jury last month directed Swift Transportation Co. of Arizona to pay damages of more than $15 million to Cedar Rapids-based CRST Expedited Inc. for allegations that Swift “intentionally and improperly” recruited drivers still under contr…
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Inspector General audit has given a 2017 agency study critical of glider truck emissions a clean bill of health.
The owner of a California trucking school has pleaded guilty to swindling the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs out of more than $4 million in tuition and other payments after falsely certifying that hundreds of veterans had attended classes they nev…
A group of trucking stakeholders asked Congress to repeal the 12% federal excise tax on the purchase of heavy-duty trucks, tractors and trailers.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on July 31 proposed to make permanent a demonstration program that documents on a driver or motor carrier’s safety profile instances when a crash could not be prevented.
Potential solutions to some of the vexing problems that truckers and law enforcement are facing regarding the transportation of legal hemp across state lines could be coming soon.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is drawing up plans for a survey and study to better understand the “prevalence, seriousness, and nature of the problem of harassment and assaults against minority and female truckers.”
A federal judge has ruled that Fitzgerald Truck Parts and Sales can proceed with its lawsuit disputing an IRS claim that the glider truck maker owes more than $64 million in back tractor-trailer federal excise taxes, penalties and interest.
The U.S. Department of Labor has clarified that the time drivers spend in sleeper berths does not count as compensable time, unless they are actually performing work or are on call.
In an effort to provide clarity for U.S. farmers and commercial drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on July 22 announced it is seeking public comment on revising agricultural commodity or livestock definitions in hours-of-service r…