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  • 10/04/2018 10:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    To qualify for your per diem, IRS rules state your job has to be away from”your tax dwelling considerably more” than a normal workday and you must sleep away from your home on the days the per diem is being used, ATBS says.

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  • 10/04/2018 10:12 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Now labeled the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), instead of NAFTA (North American Free Trade Agreement), the new deal recently negotiated by the Trump administration with two of America’s top trading partners preserves most of the provisions of NAFTA while improving economic conditions for U.S. dairy farmers as well as auto workers in both the U.S. and Mexico.

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  • 10/04/2018 10:06 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Just as Washington D.C. smolders over President Trump’s nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, the current panel of eight justices is reviewing a potentially economy changing case involving a long-haul trucker who filed a suit against transportation company New Prime in 2015. The case, New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira No. 17-340, has wide-ranging effects on not only the trucking industry but the U.S. economy as a whole. It reflects current disputes about the definitions of the terms “employee,” “independent contractor” and “contracts of employment.”

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  • 09/28/2018 10:37 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is showcasing the Freightliner® EconicSD™, Freightliner 114SD and the Thomas Built Buses Saf-T-Liner® C2 all-electric school bus at the IAA Commercial Vehicles 2018. The products will be part of the Daimler exhibit (#FG P98), which will feature Daimler commercial vehicle solutions from around the world.


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  • 09/28/2018 10:02 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    In a market which includes some 50 other competitors, Seattle based digital freight-booking startup Convoy has taken a major step forward by raising $185 million during a recent funding round spearheaded by Google parent company Alphabet, Inc. Convoy already had the monetary backing from the likes of Microsoft founder Bill Gates and Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. The new funding brings Convoy’s total raised to $265 million, giving the business a total value of over $1 billion.

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  • 09/13/2018 10:58 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Volvo Trucks is now presenting a new transport solution consisting of autonomous electric commercial vehicles that can contribute to more efficient, safer and cleaner transportation. The long-term goal is to offer companies that need continuous transport services between fixed hubs a complement to today’s offerings

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  • 09/06/2018 5:03 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The California Legislature has voted to send a bill intended to increase safety on the state’s roadways by implementing new national commercial driver regulations. Additional truck drivers security requirements would be added.The Assembly voted unanimously to approve changes made from the Senate to execute a 

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  • 09/06/2018 10:34 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Leading up to National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, Sept. 9 to 15, in the U.S. and in conjunction with National Trucking Week, Sept. 2 to 9, in Canada, Volvo Trucks North America is rolling out a new film titled “The Movers,” a tribute to the men and women who literally move our world as professional truck drivers.

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  • 09/01/2018 9:39 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Please submit your comments by these methods. Please DO NOT CALL FMCSA to submit your comments. Calling is not one of the methods allowed in this Docket Number FMCSA-2018-0248.


    These are 4 topics you need to comment:


  • 08/21/2018 10:40 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it is seeking public comment on revising four specific areas of current hours-of-service (HOS) regulations, which limit the operating hours of commercial truck drivers.

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