PASADENA, Calif. — The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, after lengthy litigation, Feb. 24 denied the American Trucking Associations’ request to expand an injunction against banning owner-operators at the Port of Los Angeles to include eight other concession requirements that have been in effect since October of 2008.
WASHINGTON — Even as truckers express more than a little anxiety about this summer’s rollout of CSA 2010, that sweeping reform of the federal truck safety program can’t come soon enough for the panel charged with setting transportation safety priorities.
WASHINGTON — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said Friday it has launched the first phase of its Driver Pre-Employment Screening Program (PSP). When fully active, the program will allow commercial motor carrier companies to electronically access driver safety inspection and crash records as a part of the hiring process.
FAIRBANKS, Alaska — There was the time when his tractor-trailer started sliding down the Dalton Highway after going over 4,643-foot Atigun Pass, the steepest hill on the road system in Alaska.
PHILADELPHIA — A slow-moving winter storm packing heavy, wet snow and potentially flooding rain spread over the Northeast on Thursday, disrupting air traffic and closing schools. Utility companies braced for possible widespread power outages overnight due to high winds and toppled trees.