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Feds Again Extend HOS Rules

Federal regulators issued a fourth extension of a rare 50-state exemption of hours-of-service (HOS) rules due to ongoing health risks caused by COVID-19. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced in February it was…

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Liquid Trucking Hikes Driver Pay

Liquid Trucking, one of the top 30 largest tank carriers in North America, recently announced a major driver wage increase. Based in Plattsmouth, Neb., Liquid Trucking is a family-owned bulk liquid transporter specializing in agricultural…

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Truck Stops Adjusting To Virus

As the novel coronavirus pandemic continues — even accelerating in most states – truck stops are keeping up with drivers’ needs while keeping them and staff as safe as possible. The facilities are accomplishing this by…

Even without a pandemic, U.S. trucking was looking at a tough time this year. When the year began, the industry was coming off a challenging 2019, when overcapacity and weak pricing forced at least 795 trucking companies to close. It’s important to note that a great many small carriers close every year. That’s because a disproportionate number of them are lightly funded, one-person operations. Still, closings last year were inordinately high, according to industry studies. 0

Feds Charge 11 With Staging Crashes

Feds Charge 11 with staging crashes following a widespread investigation into staged crashes targeting truckers and their insurance companies. In late August, the U.S. Attorney’s Office Eastern District of Louisiana announced that 11 people had…

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