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    FMCSA will award $44M to improve CDL processes

    The money is intended to expedite issuance and renewals as well as ensure states electronically share disqualification information.

    By Sept. 28, 2023
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    FedEx testing AI-powered, trailer-loading robots

    The collaboration with Dexterity AI aims to help the delivery giant more efficiently load the wide variety of shipments it handles.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
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    Top 5 stories on the trucking industry

    These five stories were the most viewed by Transport Dive readers so far in 2023. 

    By Trucking Dive staff
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    Ryder workers at GM facility vote against joining United Auto Workers

    A unionization effort failed to gather majority support of a Missouri facility’s 25 workers amid strikes at automakers.

    By Sept. 27, 2023
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    68 mph max? FMCSA floats, then rescinds long-awaited truck speed limit

    The regulator plans to submit a new speed limiter proposal in December.

    By Sept. 26, 2023
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    EEOC: Trucking companies allowed harassment of mechanics over sexuality

    After the mechanics reported the incident, the shop manager allegedly threatened to fire anyone who complained to HR, EEOC said.

    By Ginger Christ • Sept. 26, 2023
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom talks during a news conference in October 2022.
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    California governor vetoes bill proposing driverless truck restrictions

    Legislators overwhelmingly supported the bill earlier this year. But overriding a governor’s veto is rare in California.

    By Sept. 25, 2023
  • An Uber Freight-branded trailer is hooked to a Waabi autonomous truck.
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    Waabi, Uber Freight launch Dallas-to-Houston AV trucking pilot route

    The two companies plan to deploy billions of autonomous miles in the next decade.

    By Sept. 25, 2023
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    Coyote Logistics promotes CFO to CEO

    Sandeep Pisipati takes the reins from Jonathan Sisler, who is leaving to pursue other opportunities, according to the company.

    By Sept. 21, 2023
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    Wisconsin brokerage scoops up Yellow Logistics leaders

    Valley Companies hired a pair of Yellow brokerage veterans to expand its expedited and project management offerings. 

    By Sept. 20, 2023
  • Third parties can be liable for employment discrimination, California court rules

    The state supreme court's unanimous decision also has implications for employers who utilize outside providers to assist with the hiring process.

    By Lyle Moran • Sept. 20, 2023
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    The real impact of financial stress on truckers

    Here’s a look at three challenges that trucker financial stress creates for the industry.

    Sept. 18, 2023
  • ATA President and CEO Chris Spear testifies before Congress on autonomous trucks.
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    Congress holds AV truck hearing during Driver Appreciation Week

    ATA CEO Chris Spear told lawmakers "displacement is a myth" and the technology will help address a driver shortage.

    By Sept. 14, 2023
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    Werner found guilty of discriminating against driver applicant

    The carrier expressed disappointment this week with the jury’s decision and is considering an appeal.

    By Sept. 7, 2023
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    Some Ryder drivers vote to join union amid nationwide uptick

    “Earning a voice on the job was their number one goal,” Teamsters representative Scott Chismar told Trucking Dive.

    By Sept. 7, 2023
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    Horse-trading likely in Yellow terminal auction: bankruptcy expert

    "It can be a very value-maximizing process," said George Singer, partner at Holland & Hart.

    By Sept. 5, 2023
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    DOL proposes $55K overtime rule threshold, automatic 3-year updates

    An estimated 3.6 million U.S. workers would become eligible for overtime pay under the proposed rule, the agency said Wednesday.

    By Ryan Golden • Sept. 1, 2023
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    ATRI asks trucking industry to rank top concerns of 2023

    Fuel prices edged out the driver shortage as the chief issue in last year's results of the American Transportation Research Institute's annual survey.

    By Sept. 1, 2023
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    Some Werner subsidiary drivers vote to unionize

    A union at ECM Transport would be a notable shift for Werner, which stated earlier this year that none of its U.S. or Canada workers were unionized.

    By Aug. 31, 2023
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    Trimac expands bulk-hauling operations

    The Canada-based carrier closed its fourth acquisition of 2023 with its purchase of a long-time family-owned Tennessee trucking firm.

    By Aug. 31, 2023
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    Radiant Logistics scoops up Yellow brokerage talent

    Former Yellow Logistics leaders Steve McCleary and Ryan Stroup opened a new Radiant location in Overland Park, Kansas.

    By Aug. 30, 2023
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    Knight-Swift CEO and CFO take 20% base pay cuts

    The cost-cutting move will last through most of H2 as the carrier struggles amid a market downturn.

    By Aug. 29, 2023
  • Transport Dive reporter Colin Campbell rides with driver Guztavo Martinez in a Plus semi-autonomous truck at ATA MCE 2022 in San Diego last month.
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    3 years of trucking coverage and a new name: Trucking Dive

    The trade publication formerly known as Transport Dive will continue bringing you the latest trucking news and trends.

    By Aug. 28, 2023
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    OnLine Transport acquires freight and brokerage services, plans for more M&A

    The Indiana-based fleet has purchased A/T Transportation and its brokerage division, Automated Logistics.

    By Aug. 22, 2023
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    Cash reserves running out for many trucking firms, Werner says

    Smaller firms could exit the market more frequently amid higher fuel prices and other costs as well as depressed volumes, according to industry players.

    By Aug. 14, 2023
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    LTL competitors boast volume gains amid Yellow’s exit

    Diverted freight in the wake of the carrier's demise led to a 10% rise in ArcBest's LTL volumes. Saia, TForce Freight and XPO are also seeing growth as a result.

    By Aug. 14, 2023