Truckers News 2010-07-02 19:10:59

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Your July 2010 digital complimentary copy
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Trucking adds more jobs

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The for-hire trucking industry added jobs for the third consecutive month in June, according to preliminary figures released July 2 by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Payroll employment was up 1,000 over May, but BLS also has revised May figures upward by nearly 4,000. Combined with strong gains in April, payroll employment […]

OOIDA vs. MN State Patrol: federal court hears motions

Minnesota’s fatigue inspection scheme came under scrutiny in federal court this week. A two-hour hearing took place June 30 in the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota, where the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association and member pl…

Massachusetts bill would add 400-pound APU weight exemption

A Massachusetts bill would allow the state to join most other states in offering an incentive to reduce idling. Two more states are nearing passage of nearly identical pieces of legislation to give truckers a break while laws in Florida and Indiana too…

CARB explains $28 million small trucking company grant program

The California Air Resources Board is handing out $28 million aimed at independent and small trucking fleets, though some requirements of the program may keep many interstate trucking companies from being eligible.