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Group Opposes Higher Trucker Pay

Business group opposes higher trucker pay. Legislation aimed at ensuring overtime pay for truckers is getting close scrutiny from a major shipper group that plans to fight hard against it if the bill starts to gain steam.

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Pennsylvania Eliminates Weight Stickers

Pennsylvania eliminates weight stickers. In a March 18 press release, Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) said weight class stickers requirements were removed, effective on Jan. 29, 2022, “in a continuing focus on modernization and streamlining processes as well as an added convenience to customers.”

For independent trucking operators, the largest chunk of their insurance costs is liability coverage, which pays for injuries and property damage from a wreck. For over-the-road drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires 0

White House Aims To Shore Up Trucking

The White House unveiled a sweeping initiative aimed at shoring up the ranks of the nation’s truck drivers that could potentially lead to boosting driver pay. The Biden-Harris Administration Trucking Action Plan is being launched…

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Teamsters Fighting Speed Limiters

The Teamsters union is fighting a move by TFI International’s TForce Freight to cut the maximum speed of trucks from 68 miles per hour to 65. The union’s national negotiating committee for TForce quietly filed…

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‘Roadcheck’ Sidelined 6,700 Vehicles

Commercial motor vehicle inspectors removed more than 6,700 vehicles and 2,000 drivers from service during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 2021 International Roadcheck. Overall, some 40,000 commercial vehicles were inspected during the three-day blitz…

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ATA Forms Advisory Board

American Trucking Associations (ATA) has formed a new advisory board to advise the association on ways to grow and strengthen relationships between the trucking industry and law enforcement organizations across the country. The new Law…

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Truckers Oppose Bridge Tolls

Truckers are pushing back at a Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s proposal to add tolls to nine vehicle bridges across the state, including on Interstate 79, to close a funding gap to widen the roadway and…

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