Scanners and pat-downs upset airline passengers

Nearly a week before the Thanksgiving travel crush, federal air security officials were struggling to reassure rising numbers of fliers and airline workers outraged by new anti-terrorism screening procedures they consider invasive and harmful.

OOIDA ELECTION: Ballots are in the mail

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is on course to elect five new alternates to the organization’s directing board in 2011. Ballots were mailed Nov. 15 and must be returned to OOIDA by Dec. 30. Or there’s another way to vote. This y…

Trucking industry still waiting on fuel-efficiency proposal

With a public hearing in the books and a second one scheduled later this week, the trucking industry is still waiting for the official notice of proposed rulemaking that seeks to create fuel mileage and emission standards for medium- and heavy-duty tru…