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Federal Judge Deals Swift Transportation Legal Setback

http://www.wsj.com/articles/federal-judge-deals-swift-transportation-legal-setback-1484236222The plaintiffs say they are owed compensation paid to employees but withheld from “owner-operators,” or drivers who lease trucks from a Swift subsidiary. Swift had argued that those drivers are independent contractors, but U.S. Federal Judge Deals Swift

 

Bloomberg’s Klaskow on Schneider Trucking’s $100 Million IPO

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/audio/2017-01-12/bloomberg-s-klaskow-on-schneider-trucking-s-100-million-ipoBloomberg Markets AM with Pimm Fox and Lisa Abramowicz. GUEST: Lee Klaskow, Senior Analyst for Transportation and Logistics for Bloomberg Intelligence, on Schneider National’s pending IPO, and an outlook for earnings in the transport sector. Bloomberg’s Klaskow on Schneider Trucking’s $100 Million IPO

Effort to Find a Solution to National Truck Parking Shortage Continues

http://www.ky3.com/content/news/Effort-to-find-a-solution-to-national-truck-parking-shortage-continues-410516485.htmlEffort to find a solution to national truck parking shortage continuesIn 2015, The U.S. DOT released the results of Jason's Law Truck Parking Survey. Jason's Law was originally established in the name of Jason Rivenburg, a truck driver who was killed while resting at an abandoned gas station in 2009. Effort to find a solution to national truck parking shortage continues - KY3

Collison Between Tanker Truck and Car Kills 1 on Rt. 340 Near Crimora

http://www.whsv.com/content/news/Fatal-crash-between-tanker-truck-and-car-closes-lanes-of-Rt-340-near-Crimora-410546935.htmlVirginia State Police continue to investigate the crash. More details are below. A fatal accident between a tanker truck and a car has closed all southbound lanes of Route 340 near Crimora. Collison between tanker truck and car kills 1 on Rt. 340 near Crimora

Drive-by Truckers Provide Smile For Friend

http://www.berthoudsurveyor.com/drive-by-truckers-provide-smile-for-friend/Drive-by truckers provide smile for friendA convoy of friends and customers of George Wood, owner and operator of Heavy Duty Truck Repair, drive by Wood's home west of Berthoud and honk on Saturday, Jan. 7. The convoy included 31 semi-trucks. John Gardner / The Surveyor. Drive-by truckers provide smile for friend - BerthoudSurveyor.com

Truck Rollover on I-91 South in Longmeadow; 2 lanes Closed

http://wwlp.com/2017/01/12/truck-rollover-on-i-91-south-in-longmeadow-2-lanes-closed/LONGMEADOW, Mass. (WWLP) – Two lanes of Interstate 91 southbound in Longmeadow are closed, due to a truck rollover. The crash is not far from the Bark Haul Road underpass, and traffic is backed up to the Longmeadow Curve. Truck rollover on I-91 south in Longmeadow; 2 lanes closed

Truck Driver Dies After Hitting Head in Fall

Truck driver dies after hitting head in fallA Canadian truck driver died after falling while making a delivery to a Cottage Grove business. Police said the 55-year-old driver from Mississauga, Ontario, was delivering to Diversified Manufacturing Corp., 9850 Hemingway Ave., about 11:45 a.m. Dec. Truck driver dies after hitting head in fall - South Washington County Bulletin

TCA Driver and Owner-Operator of the Year finalists announced

Bison driver a finalist for Driver of the Year TCA Driver and Owner-Operator of the Year finalists announced