Sunday, January 21, 2018
The Nation
V3 Transportation matches driver’s $500 donation to St. Christopher fund

V3 Transportation matches driver’s $500 donation to St. Christopher fund

SEVILLE, Ohio — V3 Transportation, a provider of expedited transportation solutions, is making a $500 donation to the St. Christopher Truckers Relief Fund in honor of Robert Burton, an owner-operator in the V3 fleet, the company said today.

DOT won’t pursue OSA final rule for now

DOT won’t pursue OSA final rule for now

Now you see it, now you don’t. While most in trucking in 2016 thought a final rule on obstructive sleep apnea would arrive three or four years down the road or sooner, that may or may not be the case since the U.S. Department of Transportation has recently decided to back off on a final rule on OSA, according to news reports.

Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

Iowa firm tied to truck deaths has history of legal problems

SCHALLER, Iowa — The small, family-owned Iowa trucking company linked to the deadly case of immigrant smuggling in Texas has a history of safety and tax violations and financial problems, public records show.

John Christner Trucking launches online ELD learning program

John Christner Trucking launches online ELD learning program

SAPULPA, Okla. — Five years after implementing electronic logs and less than six months from when the federally-mandated electronic logging device rule change takes effect, John Christner Trucking (JCT) says it is still among a minority of trucking companies that are fully ELD compliant.

Driver in immigrant-smuggling case in which 10 died says he was delivering a trailer for his boss

Driver in immigrant-smuggling case in which 10 died says he was delivering a trailer for his boss

SAN ANTONIO — The driver of a broiling tractor-trailer found packed with immigrants outside a Walmart in San Antonio was charged Monday in the deaths of 10 of his passengers and could face the death penalty over the hellish journey.

ATA letter to FMCSA refutes claims of opponents of ELDs

ATA letter to FMCSA refutes claims of opponents of ELDs

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations late Friday sent a strongly-worded letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration expressing ATA’s staunch opposition to any effort that would delay the December 18 implementation deadline for electronic logging devices.

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