FMCSA Extends Emergency Order For North, South Carolina, Virginia

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: DOT) — The Regional Field Administrators for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Southern and Eastern Service Centers, hereby declare that an emergency exists that warrants extension of Regional Emergency Declaration No. 2018-007 issued on September 10, 2018 and continuing the exemption granted from Parts 390 through 399 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations

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Joe Fried, Michael Leizerman Among First Board Certified Truck Accident Attorneys

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NEW YORK, NY (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Noted truck accident attorneys Joseph Fried and Michael Leizerman are among the first nine attorneys in the United States achieving “Board Certification” in Truck Accident law. The Board Certification is the first and only American Bar Association accreditation for Truck Accident Law in the nation. The inaugural group of just nine attorneys represents the stringent

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Transportation Research Board Meeting Starts Monday

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) — The Transportation Research Board (TRB) 98th Annual Meeting will be held in Washington, D.C. at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. The spotlight theme for the 2019 TRB Annual Meeting is Transportation for a Smart, Sustainable, and Equitable Future. The program is expected to attract 13,000 transportation professionals from around the world to Washington, D.C., January 13−17,

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JB Hunt Acquires Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery

LOWELL, AR — J.B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc. (NASDAQ: JBHT), one of the largest supply chain solutions providers in North America, today announced its subsidiary, J.B. Hunt Transport, Inc., has entered into a definitive agreement to purchase Cory 1st Choice Home Delivery for $100 million, to be funded using J.B. Hunt’s existing revolving credit facility. “This is a strategic investment

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FMCSA Denies 10 Applications For HOS Exemption

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Source: FMCSA) — As required by statute, FMCSA announces denials of 10 applications for exemptions from the hours-of service (HOS) electronic logging device (ELD) rule. The applicants are as follows: Power and Construction Contractors Association; Western Equipment Dealers Association; Association of Energy Service Companies; Cudd Energy Services, Inc.; SikhsPAC and North American Punjabi Trucker Association; Owner- Operator Independent

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U.S. Xpress Partners With Wreaths Across America

CHATANOOGA, TN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: U.S. Xpress) — On Saturday, December 15, more than a dozen area volunteer organizations (including the Civil Air Patrol, Young Marines, Navy Sea Cadets, Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Brownies, Patriot Riders, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of the American Revolution, employees from U.S. Xpress and more) will be participating

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