The California Labor Commissioner ruled that XPO Cartage must pay four drayage truck drivers $855,000 for improperly classifying them as independent contractors when they should have been considered employees.
Trucking companies have until April 6 to comply with the training provision of the FDA’s Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food rule, but with less than two weeks before the compliance date, the federal agency has yet to post its training module.
The Environmental Protection Agency will re-open the comment period for its new vehicle emissions standards, which will allow the Trump administration to roll back lofty fuel economy guidelines set by the Obama administration.
Trucking and logistics industries still waiting for President Trump’s infrastructure plan following Tuesday’s address to Congress.
The Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association and the Racing Enthusiasts and Suppliers Coalition are seeking to overturn parts of the Environmental Protection Agency’s stringent Phase 2 greenhouse gas standards.
Six large trucking companies are seeking Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration approval to use hair analysis instead of urine testing as part of their pre-employment screening process of truck drivers.
The Environmental Protection Agency alleges that Fiat Chrysler Automobiles failed to report software that allows Ram trucks and Jeep sport-utility vehicle diesel engines to emit harmful levels of nitrogen oxides.
The EPA said more stringent standards are needed to reduce nitrogen oxide, or NOx, emissions from heavy duty trucks, but it rejected calls to speed up the rulemaking process for new regulations that would attack the problem.
Environmental groups see the California Air Resources Board as an important bulwark holding back a Trump administration rollback of environmental regulation.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx outlines rules to equip future cars and trucks with connected vehicle technology.