Freight disruption likely for Florida coast as HOS waivers issued ahead of hurricane landfall
Inbound volumes are likely to pick up immediately in the Tampa Bay area after Hurricane Ian moves in, with outbound lagging 'a week or two.'
September 27, 2022
Feds go after diesel shops over alleged emissions defeat devices
Several repair shops were recently charged by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for allegedly installing or selling illegal “defeat devices” to get around emissions control systems.
September 21, 2022
New tuition-free CDL program opens at Florida college
The pre-hire program is a collaboration between FleetForce, the Florida Trucking Association, and the State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota.
August 26, 2022
Cummins introduces first female CEO
Longtime Cummins employee and Indiana native Jennifer Rumsey to take the helm from outgoing CEO Tom Linebarger.
July 20, 2022
USPS temporarily halts deliveries in California neighborhood following assaults on carriers
In "an unusual, but necessary step to protect" its employees, the U.S. Postal Service stopped deliveries in a Santa Monica neighborhood where carriers have been repeatedly assaulted. Local police blame historic officer vacancies for a rise in crime.
April 13, 2022
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I-81 reopens after massive Pennsylvania pileup; death toll now at 6
Pennsylvania State Police confirmed the pileup near Minersville involved 39 commercial vehicles.
March 30, 2022
Trucking economists ponder impact of Russia's war on Ukraine
When Vladimir Putin sent his army into Ukraine last month, he didn’t just launch the first attack on a sovereign nation on European soil since 1945. He also put the global economy’s recovery from 2020’s COVID-19 recession in jeopardy.
March 9, 2022
Cyber attack forces Toyota to stop car, truck production as industry players cut ties with Russia
Auto giant Toyota shut down its Japanese plants this week after one of its suppliers was hit with a crippling ransomware attack. Hino Trucks was one of the brands impacted.
March 2, 2022
How the war in Ukraine will impact trucking and logistics
In the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine fleets can expect inflation, some hiccups in semiconductor production and a media blitz around anyone showing competent leadership during the crisis.
March 2, 2022
Cummins set to acquire Meritor for $3.7 billion
The two companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Cummins will pay about $3.7 billion to acquire Meritor.
February 22, 2022
Ford Viizr cuts paperwork, improves small business efficiency
Ford Viizr reduces small business headaches like paperwork and streamlines workflow like billing, scheduling and managing requests.
February 15, 2022
Highway fatalities continued upward trend through third quarter 2021
New data released by NHTSA shows highway fatalities through the third quarter of 2021 were the highest in 15 years. Also: FMCSA's third-party CDL tester guidance; Pilot now selling certain GNC health products.
February 2, 2022
Winter storm closing interstates; more to come through Friday
"Plan now for prolonged hazardous winter weather conditions and disrupted travel."
February 2, 2022
OSHA Withdraws Vaccine-or-Test Mandate for Businesses
The withdrawal follows the U.S. Supreme Court issuing a stay January 13 to block the standard from taking effect.
January 25, 2022
OSHA withdraws vaccine, COVID testing mandate
While SCOTUS's ruling against the vaccine mandate this month was a blow to the mandate, OSHA's formal withdrawal of its ETS effectively puts the issue to bed.
January 25, 2022
SCOTUS spikes Biden vaccine mandate but issue not fully put to bed
Now that the Supreme Court has reinstated a temporary injunction against the controversial COVID vaccine mandate, the case is heading back to a lower court that, though unlikely, could save the rule. Plus, OSHA could make the rule permanent.
January 13, 2022
Female recruiting efforts growing during driver shortage
Women in Trucking is noticing more companies stepping up recruiting efforts towards women as the ongoing labor shortage continues to make it more challenging to find drivers.
January 12, 2022
Vax mandate hearing at U.S. Supreme Court starts Jan. 7
The Biden administration's controversial vax mandate will be challenged in the U.S. Supreme Court starting Jan. 7. Meanwhile, OSHA citations for non-compliance are set to begin Jan. 10.
December 29, 2021
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2023 Ford Super Duty gets big boost in diesel power
Highlights for the 2023 Ford Super Duty include a new high-performance diesel option, a new 6.8-liter gas engine, interior and exterior changes and more driver assist features than ever before.
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