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BP Removes Victorian Petrol Tankers After Deadly Accident

BP Removes Victorian Petrol Tankers, 3 Dead BP has officially removed all of the fleets' Victorian petrol tankers after a terrible accident that killed a four-year old, his 31 year-old mother and another woman age...

OOIDA; FMCSA Electronic-Log Mandate Will Have Negative Impact

In official comments to federal regulators, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says a proposed mandate for electronic logging devices on all trucks would have negative consequences on drivers’ health, privacy, safety and economic interests. The...

L.A. And Long Beach Ports Begin Strike

Drivers in a long-running labor dispute with three trucking companies at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach began what they said would be an indefinite strike Monday. The impact on the movement of...

Russia Backs Away From Rejecting European Trucking Systems

Russia's Customs Service made a last-minute concession on Monday to stop Russia from being ejected by a U.N.-backed customs system that has expedited European trucking for 60 years. The TIR system speeds up cross-border trade...
Amazon Building Trucking App

Amazon Adding New Trucking App; Continues Shipping Push

It's no secret that Amazon continues its push to become a major logistics and delivery network. Business Insider reported that Amazon is building an Uber-like app that will roll out during the summer of...
Senator Susan Collins 34 Hour Restart Rule

Trucking Industry Thanks Congress For 34 Hour Restart Suspension

Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) Hero To Trucking Industry Several organizations from the trucking industry have thanked Congress for the 34 hour restart suspension. American Trucking Association President and CEO Bill Graves was one that showed...

Investigating Roby Trucking And Pittsburgh Restaurant Crash

Monday left one Pittsburgh restaurant looking like a Hollywood movie set. The only difference, this wasn't a movie set in California, this was what was left after a semi crashed into a Pittsburgh restaurant,...
CVSA Roadcheck 2015

72 Hours Of Truck Driver Inspections Set This Week – June 3rd – June...

70,000+ Truck Driver Inspections Very Likely Truck drivers will be facing 72 straight hours of truck driver inspections this week, starting on June 3rd and running through June 5th. Known as "Roadcheck", the annual inspection...

Caterpillar Facing 12 Lawsuits Over Engines

12 lawsuits have now been filed against Caterpillar Inc. over alleged defects with its C13 and C15 engines. In a new class action complaint filed in federal court in Michigan, defendant Ricky Williams claims he purchased a...

NHTSA Relying On Canada For Safety Issues

Looking To Canada The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said it’ll issue an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking about rear impact/underride guards and other safety strategies for single unit trucks as well as trailers and...