Monday, April 23, 2018
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OOIDA, other stakeholders send letter opposing granting younger drivers CDLs

OOIDA, other stakeholders send letter opposing granting younger drivers CDLs

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has signed a letter along with other industry stakeholders in opposition to proposals to lower the age requirement for obtaining an interstate CDL.

Former Texas CMV inspector Kevin Cauley sentenced 15 months in prison for bribery scheme

Former Texas CMV inspector Kevin Cauley sentenced 15 months in prison for bribery scheme

DALLAS — Kevin Gerard Cauley, 51, of Rockwall, Texas, was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Sam A. Lindsay to 15 months in federal prison for his role in a bribery scheme involving the concealment of information to defraud the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS).

Federal data show more than 12% of trucks operating without an ELD registered by FMCSA in 1st quarter

Federal data show more than 12% of trucks operating without an ELD registered by FMCSA in 1st quarter

WASHINGTON — If the latest data from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is any indication, there were a good number of trucks without a proper electronic logging device operating on the nation’s highways the first three months of calendar-year 2018.

Mississippi speaker: Conservatives should support tax swap

Mississippi speaker: Conservatives should support tax swap

JACKSON, Miss. — A Mississippi legislative leader said Monday that conservatives should back his plan to finance direly needed road and bridge work, arguing that a shift from income to fuel taxes will aid the state.

Pilot Flying J, UrgentCare clinics taking sting out of truck drivers getting to the doctor

Pilot Flying J, UrgentCare clinics taking sting out of truck drivers getting to the doctor

Sometimes it’s so difficult for truck drivers to get seen by a doctor they get in the habit of ignoring their health problems altogether, half hoping their hectic lifestyle doesn’t catch up with them.

Other shoe has dropped regarding ELDs and CSA violations

Other shoe has dropped regarding ELDs and CSA violations

The other shoe has dropped, so to speak, regarding ELDs and CSA violations.

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