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The second May 2021 issue of The Trucker brings the discussion of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act, or the PRO Act, to the forefront with input from the Truckload Carriers Association, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association on page one, a focus on independent contractors on page 11 and The Trucker editor on page 12. The act is not the only one being covered in this month's issue, as an Insurance Act has been re-introduced in April. In addition, the DRIVE-Safe Act would allow an apprenticeship program for CDL holders under 21 to operate in interstate commerce. The "At The ...
May 2021's first edition of The Trucker reviews the protest May Day 2020, with another protest planned to address the PRO Act and the disruption of jobs in trucking. Compliance Processing Group LLC of Texas is set to refund money after conducting a scam to Iowa truckers and the opening of the Pensacola Bay Bridge is delayed on page 3. Meera Joshi is President Biden's new pick as the administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is covered in this edition. Ahmed Shaaban, an owner-operator, made headlines when he blocked a California murder suspect in a police pursuit with his ...
Concerned about oil and diesel prices? In the April 15 edition, The Trucker covers why prices have increased and when it’s expected to stabilize. The Truck Parking Safety Improvement Act has been introduced to fund $755 million for new truck parking spaces. It’s not clear when or if this legislation will pass, although The Trucker covers state transportation departments and businesses that are working to increase truck parking. Also in the April 15 edition, Bestpass acquires the Maryland Motor Truck Association tolling program, the Indiana Department of Transportation looks to assist overweight loads and February weather has brought a temporary setback to trucking volumes. In the At the Truck Stop section, Gerald Fritts, Jr., shares his life ...
The Stop Underrides Act to require guards has been reintroduced to the U.S. Senate, although trucking groups share their opposition in the April 1 edition of The Trucker. Pennsylvania’s Senate Transportation Committee is looking at halting plans for tolling nine bridges on page three. Scott Smith, a driver for BarOle Trucking has earned the Minnesota Driver of the Year award, featured on page 14. A debate over speed-limiting devices for trucks weighing more than 26,000 pounds is reviewed on page four with input from the American Trucking Associations and the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association. In the market for a new truck? Don’t wait. Research is showing that the demand for trucks is outpacing current production levels. All ...
In the March 15 edition of The Trucker, the first page addresses the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reviewing tolling as a funding option, though truckers are opposed to this possible solution. The Promoting Women in Trucking Workforce Act has been proposed again to the U.S. Senate. In the At the Truck Stop section, Chuck Small has been recognized as a driver of the year for NAPA Transportation. On page 17, The Trucker reviews COVID-19 vaccine’s impact on trucking condition in the near feature. Also, on page 17, Daimler Trucks in North America has a new president and CEO: John O’Leary. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have selected a new advisory panel, some of whom have shared their thoughts on what they’d like to see changed ...
Weather-related events such as snowplow strikes in Wyoming and a massive crash involving 130 vehicles and six people dead are all detailed in the March 1 edition of The Trucker
as well as a look at the unintended consequences of the implementation of electronic logging devices (ELDs). Read about a company owner has been placed on probation after falsifying hours-of-service records and a Georgia truck driver is facing charges from an Indiana incident. If you need to read more about criminal charges, “Ask the Attorney” covers the differences in misdemeanors and felony charges. Also, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has ...Read More
In the February 15, 2021, edition of The Trucker
, we cover an in-depth look at how President Biden’s executive order on the oil and fracking industry are affecting truckers and a look at the Senate vote of 86-13 that confirmed Pete Buttigieg as the new Secretary of Transportation. Plus, you’ll meet Karen Noel, a banker turned trucker, who became the member of the month for Women in Trucking. Also, Peterbilt has unveiled its new 579 model and an Ohio trucking company wraps a truck for autism awareness. In a report from the office of inspector general, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety ...Read More