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

Kenworth T880 named top work truck of the year by American Truck Dealers

Kenworth T880 named top work truck of the year by...

Posted on Jan 27, 2015

The Kenworth T880 was named the American Truck Dealers’ Commercial Truck of the Year this weekend at the ATD Convention ...

Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled soon

Fingers crossed: Senate highway bill could be unveiled...

Posted on Jan 23, 2015

Senators Rand Paul (R-Ky.) and Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) may soon unveil a highway funding bill that would direct money to ...

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving infrastructure rather than Keystone XL in State of the Union

Obama urges Congress to focus on improving...

Posted on Jan 21, 2015

President Barack Obama in his sixth State of the Union address made little mention of issues related directly to construction and transportation, ...

Lawsuit against California emissions regulations dismissed

Lawsuit against California emissions regulations...

Posted on Nov 11, 2014

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s 2013 lawsuit against the California Air Resources Board over its stringent emissions regulations has been dismissed by ...

Senate bill would give natural gas trucks a weight exemption

Senate bill would give natural gas trucks a weight...

Posted on Aug 15, 2014

The Senate this week introduced its version of a bill to cut natural gas-powered trucks a break, as it would give them ...

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing House’s $10.8 billion highway funding patch

Congressional showdown ends with Senate passing...

Posted on Aug 01, 2014

The Senate on Thursday passed a 10-month funding bill that will prevent the Highway Trust Fund from going broke until ...

DOT warns about fraudulent letters seeking bank information

DOT warns about fraudulent letters seeking bank...

Posted on Jul 30, 2014

Carriers should be on the lookout for fraudulent letters appearing to be from “Equifax Credit Information Services — Government division,” ...

Anne Ferro out as FMCSA administrator

Anne Ferro out as FMCSA administrator

Posted on Jul 28, 2014

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration head Anne Ferro will be stepping down from her position as administrator of the agency, ...

Drivers sue FMCSA over pre-employment report information

Drivers sue FMCSA over pre-employment report...

Posted on Jul 22, 2014

Six drivers have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration claiming the agency “disparaged” their safety ...

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

String of failures led to I-5 bridge strike, collapse...

Posted on Jul 17, 2014

The collapsed section of I-5 in Washington over the Skagit River. The bridge has since been repaired. The National Transportation Safety ...

Lawsuit alleges Caterpillar hid defects in 2007-2010 engines from buyers

Lawsuit alleges Caterpillar hid defects in 2007-2010...

Posted on May 08, 2014

Nearly 10 class-action lawsuits have been filed against Caterpillar claiming that its 2007-2010 year model ACERT C13 and C15 engines ...

CARB approves compliance extensions for contractors, small fleets in work truck powertrain upgrade regulations

CARB approves compliance extensions for contractors,...

Posted on Apr 25, 2014

The California Air Resources Board voted April 25 to amend some of its emissions regulations deadlines, giving new alternatives to ...

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