Trump nominee Rosen considered key player in emissions rollbacks

President Donald Trump’s pick to replace deputy attorney general Rod Rosenstein could bolster Administration efforts to roll back or delay Obama-era pollution rules affecting the trucking […]

Weekend blizzard heading to Great Plains, Midwest, Northeast

Another big storm is heading toward the nation’s heartland soon, dumping lots of snow in portions of the Midwest and Mountain Prairie regions, in addition to […]

Beating back too many brokers’ wrongheaded mentality: ‘Keep the shipper happy no matter what it costs the carrier’

I’ve written about avoid-like-the-plague “right of offset,” or setoff, language in contracts between carriers and partner brokers in recent months more than once.Such language allows a broker a way to […]

Owner-operators reap record earnings in 2018

The high-demand year that trucking enjoyed for most of 2018 produced strong rate hikes that translated well to owner-operator net income. Owner-operators averaged $65,360 for the […]

Employee suit alleges NEMF violated federal law regarding layoff notifications

A group of drivers and other employees of bankrupt less-than-truckload (LTL) carrier New England Motor Freight Inc. (NEMF) have filed a class-action suit alleging the company […]

DOT auditing FMCSA registry of medical examiners over fraud cases

Spurred by a wake of criminal charges against medical examiners who have fraudulently issued DOT medical certificates to truck operators, the U.S. DOT’s Office of Inspector […]

Pilot Flying J “Inside Girls” sentenced to community service

Senior U.S. District Judge Curtis L. Collier Jr. sentenced the final four women to be tried in the Pilot Flying J fraud case to probation and […]

Trucks ready to fight Connecticut’s new tolling plan

A congestion tolling proposal by Connecticut’s new governor that would charge both cars and trucks for using state highways will be strongly opposed by the state’s […]

FreightWaves Research Institute announces ‘War on Detention’ pledge

The FreightWaves Research Institute, in conjunction with industry partners, universities and technology vendors announces the “War on Detention Pledge” – a promise for companies involved in […]