A lawsuit has been filed by two trucking companies against a city that recently passed an ordinance that would ban heavy trucks from operating in certain areas. The companies, Nuzum Trucking Company and Preston Contractors Inc., claim that the ban is unenforceable and included the West Virginia Division of Highways in their lawsuit, recommending that they file an injunction which would prohibit the city from enforcing the ban. [click to continue…]

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    Despite their insistence to both industry groups and their critics in congress that their HOS sleep rules are above reproach, the FMCSA has announced that it is commissioning a new sleep study to find out whether or not the rigid sleep schedule they’re currently imposing on drivers is actually the best. [click to continue…]

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    The State of New Jersey has seized over Canadian trucks in just the past week. The Canadian Trucking Alliance reached out to the state and found that the trucks were being held because Canadian carriers hadn’t been paying their taxes in New Jersey. [click to continue…]

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    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued Central Transport LLC 16 health and safety violations at just one of its terminals. [click to continue…]

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    Volvo has issued two recalls on more than 3,000 trucks, one recall for brake issues which increase crash risk and another for a bad piece of software in the engine control unit. [click to continue…]

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    A Wisconsin trucking company has been ordered to pay $7.3 million to the estate of a DOT worker who was killed after he was hit by a truck while working on the side of a highway. The worker, Daniel DiNardi, was pickup up debris on the side of road when driver Gina Davies’s vehicle left her lane and drifted onto the shoulder. [click to continue…]

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