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Welcome to the Trucker’s News Newsletter, which will provide you with your July digital copy of Trucker’s News. We hope you will enjoy it and we welcome your comments..
This issue includes:
Your July 2010 digital complimentary copy
Editorial highlights of the September issue of Trucker’s News
Market research highlights
Massachusetts is the 29th state to ban texting behind the wheel.
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 […]
Covenant Transportation Group said it expects to see positive earnings in the second quarter on improvements in freight rates, miles per truck, internal revenue generation initiatives, and cost cutting measures.
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…
Truckers out on the road across the country should keep an eye on the calendar. Primary elections are scheduled in several states in the coming weeks.
Truckers have two more weeks to pay the 2010 Unified Carrier Registration program fees. Even though the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration didn’t unveil the 2010 fee structure until late April, the deadline to pay the fees is July 15.
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…
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.