Jill DunnJobsState investigates closed Minnesota carrierMinnesota Lt. Gov. announced state officials are looking into allegations a newly opened carrier is the reincarnation of a longtime trucking company. Read more.December 23, 2016NewsCourt rules against NY using tolls for canalsA federal judge this week ruled New York Thruway tolls are for maintaining the highway and cannot be used to subsidize the state canal system.August 13, 2016NewsBad weather slows traffic and costs trucking millionsFederal researchers say adverse weather costs trucking $3.8 million annually, with ice and snow responsible for more than half of all time lost to traffic.August 8, 2016HomeMeeting Aug. 31 to discuss truck parking lot on I-66The Virginia Department of Transportation holds an informational meeting Aug. 31 on a trucker rest area to be built near Markham on Interstate 66. Get details.August 3, 2016NewsCarrier adds surcharge on shipments to CaliforniaABF Freight System has instituted a $5.92 surcharge for each shipment going to or from California. Click here for full details.April 13, 2016NewsDriver settles case against Calif. cops out of courtA trucker allegedly assaulted by California Highway Patrol officers while has settled his case out of court. Click to read more from Truckers News.February 13, 2016NewsNY tax unconstitutional; $30M refunds possibleThe Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has won its class action lawsuit against New York's Highway Use Registration and Decal taxes.February 8, 2016NewsOSHA awards driver $45,000 after improper firingOSHA has ordered a New York trucking company pay a driver $45,000 after he was fired for reporting mechanical safety problems.January 27, 2016TrucksNY/NJ ports want to pull up welcome mat for older trucksNext month, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey will begin accepting comment on its proposal to bar trucks with older engines from the ports.January 11, 2016NewsEmployee or independent contractor? See what Labor Dept. saysThe U.S. Department of Labor’s recently concluded most workers should be classified as employees instead of independent contractors.July 31, 2015Page 1 of 1Top StoriesNewsHouse hearing on autonomous trucks addresses security, safety, driver jobs"My big concern is that the only ones that will have access are the mega trucking companies or those who can make the major investments and that it will strangle the small trucking companies out of business."NewsSurvey finds which states lead the country for road rage incidentsHomeNational Truck Driver Appreciation Week begins; busy week aheadHome4.1 million mile trucker wins CVSA's International Driver Excellence AwardSponsor ContentLearn what gear helps our readers manage life on the road.