eHighway Project Transforms US Trucking Industry

2014 Trucking News – eHighway Project Transforms US Trucking Industry The extensive amount of natural gas in America has been increasing the need for alternative-fuel trucks. But, the introduction of the all-electric truck is also showing signs of being a good project. FedEx and UPS are researching with all-electric vans in urban applications. These vans […]

New Law on Misclassification of Truckers in New York

2014 US Trucking News – New Law on Misclassification of Truckers in New York Employers who misclassify truck drivers from New York face civil and criminal punishments under a brand new rule that goes into effect on April 10. Classification has implications not only for employee drivers, but also for truck owner-operators, and leased operators. […]

Florida Toll Road SunPass Faces Overcharging Lawsuit

2014 US Trucking News – Florida SunPass Faces Overcharging Lawsuit A Florida car hauler has filed a lawsuit against the Florida Department of Transportation’s toll collection agency, SunPass. A SunPass is a type of electronic device that attaches to a driver’s windshield, allowing him to pass through assigned SunPass, E-Pass, and O-Pass lanes. The tolls […]

FMCSA Releases Proposed ELD Rule

2014 US Trucking News – FMCSA Releases Proposed ELD Rule The thoroughly discussed and much-awaited plan to involve interstate commercial truck and bus companies to start using electronic logging devices in their vehicles was issued Thursday morning, March 13 2014. In issuing the plan, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) says that the planned […]

ATA Comments on President Obama’s 2014 Budget

2014 US Trucking News – ATA Comments on President Obama’s 2014 Budget The American Trucking Association (ATA) released a statement on March 18 2014, in response to the Obama Administration’s planned budget. The ATA is the biggest national trade association of the trucking industry. Through a federation of 50 associated state trucking companies, as well […]

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