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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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FMCSA Relaxing Driver Drug Tests

For carriers having trouble keeping up with truck driver drug screenings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said recently it will attempt to use discretion in enforcing the 2020 requirement…

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FMCSA Updates Hours of Service Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on May 14 published a long-awaited final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules for commercial motor vehicle drivers that offer the industry more flexibility. The final rule…

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