Thursday, January 18, 2018
The Nation
ATA says Court of Appeals ruling keeps ‘status quo’ at Port of L.A.

ATA says Court of Appeals ruling keeps ‘status quo’ at Port of L.A.

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.

FMCSA responds to safety panel criticism of CSA 2010 delays

FMCSA responds to safety panel criticism of CSA 2010 delays

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.

FMCSA begins phase-in of driver screening program

FMCSA begins phase-in of driver screening program

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.

Wal-Mart to push suppliers to cut emissions

Wal-Mart to push suppliers to cut emissions

NEW YORK — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. wants its suppliers to reduce 20 million metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions by the end of 2015.

Dalton Highway trucker still has safe track record

Dalton Highway trucker still has safe track record

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.

Snowstorm in Northeast prompts CV bans on some roads

Snowstorm in Northeast prompts CV bans on some roads

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.

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