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James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at jjaillet@randallreilly.com.

Drivers sue FMCSA over pre-employment report information

Jul 22, 2014

Drivers sue FMCSA over pre-employment report information

Six drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration claiming the agency “disparaged” their safety records and diminished their value as truck drivers by oversharing information on their Pre-Employment Screening Program reports. The drivers are seeking ...

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String of failures led to I-5 bridge strike, collapse in 2013, NTSB says

Jul 17, 2014

String of failures led to I-5 bridge strike, collapse in 2013, NTSB says

The collapsed section of I-5 in Washington over the Skagit River. The bridge has since been repaired. The National Transportation Safety Board blames a “series of deficiencies” on the events that led to a truck with an oversized load striking a sway ...

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VIDEO: DOT Chief Foxx reiterates urgency to fix Highway Trust Fund during Alabama visit

Apr 17, 2014

VIDEO: DOT Chief Foxx reiterates urgency to fix Highway Trust Fund during Alabama visit

Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx says a short-term solution won’t do this go-around for transportation funding, and he’s on the road this week pushing the Obama administration’s four-year $302 billion plan and making localities and citizens aware of the Highway ...

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Freightliner makes cross-country natural gas haul

May 18, 2012

A Cascadia tractor with a 30,000 pound trailer full of waste paper will set out from Long Beach, Calif., bound for a recycling facility in Washington, DC. It's a long way to haul a load of waste paper. But it's ...

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More states eye banning texting while driving

May 14, 2012

More states eye banning texting while driving

The Ohio Senate has passed a bill banning texting while driving for all drivers, while legislation to restrict texting behind the wheel in South Carolina and Missouri has made less progress. Ohio senators voted 25-8 that would make it a secondary ...

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