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    OSHA stay a 'sigh of relief,' but not the end of employer vaccination concerns

    States and local governments adopted their own versions of the federal emergency temporary standard, and more rule changes may be on the horizon.

    By Ryan Golden • Feb. 7, 2022
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    FMCSA's driver training rule will eliminate 'CDL mills,' association says

    The federal government had delayed implementation of the Entry-Level Driver Training regulation for two years.

    By Feb. 4, 2022
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    The Transport Dive Outlook on 2022

    How are the biggest U.S. fleets planning to handle the hot market? What's in store for M&A? What trends should executives be tracking this year? Experts weigh in on what 2022 holds for the trucking industry.

    By Transport Dive staff
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    Deep Dive

    Battery-electric vs. hydrogen trucks: The debate heads into 2022

    As fleets eye a future with zero emissions, industry remains undecided whether BEVs or FCEVs will come out ahead.

    By Jan. 25, 2022
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    Trucking and the vaccine mandate

    Stakeholders urge Supreme Court to act fast on OSHA mandate

    The Biden administration will need at least five justices to decide in its favor — which may prove difficult.

    By Ryan Golden • Jan. 10, 2022
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    The top trucking trends of 2021

    For the transport industry, 2021 may be best described as the year of the shortage. But trucking firms are creative problem-solvers.

    By Transport Dive Staff • Dec. 29, 2021
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    The top trucking news of 2021

    Another year of the pandemic; another year of fleets rising to the challenge.

    By Transport Dive Staff • Dec. 27, 2021
  • Biden to nominate Robin Hutcheson as FMCSA administrator

    The position has remained vacant since Ray Martinez stepped down from the post in October 2019.

    By S.L. Fuller • Updated April 6, 2022
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    OSHA vaccine mandate is back on for now as appeals court dissolves stay

    OSHA plans to resume implementing its rule but delay enforcement, the agency said following the court's decision.

    By Ryan Golden • Dec. 20, 2021
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    The White House has a plan to boost truck driver recruitment. Here's what 8 stakeholders say about it.

    While generally optimistic, reactions to the Biden administration's outline have been mixed.

    By Transport Dive Staff • Dec. 17, 2021
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    What trucking CEOs say about the vaccine mandate

    The future of the Biden administration's employer mandate for COVID-19 vaccines and regular testing is uncertain, so fleets are planning for multiple scenarios.

    By Dec. 7, 2021
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    Supply chain stakeholders offer incentives to keep trucks moving through West Coast ports

    One ocean carrier offers $200 per container for night and weekend pickups.

    By Dec. 3, 2021
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    Deep Dive

    Did FMCSA Clearinghouse shrink the driver pool and challenge recruitment?

    The answer depends on who in the transport industry you ask.

    By S.L. Fuller • Nov. 29, 2021
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    8 industry reactions: How the infrastructure deal could change supply chains

    President Joe Biden's signature paves the way for $100 billion in funding for roads and bridges. Here’s what trade associations are saying.

    By Nov. 24, 2021
  • California to ease weight limits for trucks hauling from congested San Pedro Bay ports

    In California, weights are among the most restrictive in the U.S., which creates what one expert called "a wall of inefficiency."

    By Shefali Kapadia • Nov. 18, 2021
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    Biden signs $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill

    Along with repairing roads and bridges, the funding is likely to increase demand for flatbed services, while possibly upping competition for labor.

    By S.L. Fuller • Updated Nov. 15, 2021
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    The transition to 24/7 supply chains, and the pursuit of long-term solutions

    Labor and equipment shortages are acute, but many industry stakeholders say the problems that led us here are nothing new.

    Updated March 21, 2022
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    Trucking and the vaccine mandate

    Court stays OSHA vaccine mandate

    The rule, which requires vaccines or regular tests, applies to businesses with at least 100 employees; independent contractors do not count toward that total.

    By Ryan Golden , Updated Nov. 8, 2021
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    ATA's Costello: Trucking alone can't solve the 80K driver shortage

    TL carriers should focus on recruitment, and shippers must also do their part to lower wait times.

    By Oct. 25, 2021
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    Opinion

    To go greener, fleets of all sizes need access to federal funding

    Smaller trucking firms especially will need financial assistance to adopt greener equipment. That's where the STEER Act can help, the author writes.

    By Daniel Burrows • Oct. 25, 2021
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    California orders agencies to identify 'priority freight routes' for trucking weight exemptions

    Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a nine-point executive order in pursuit of short- and long-term ideas to ease supply chain congestion.

    By Oct. 21, 2021
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    XPO Logistics calls terms of $30M driver misclassification settlement 'favorable'

    A federal judge approved two preliminary settlements on behalf of 784 of the carrier's current and former first-seat port drivers in California.

    By Oct. 14, 2021
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    Supreme Court declines to hear Cal Cartage AB5 case, but CTA readies for battle

    The head of the CTA said he hopes his group will get another chance to go at-bat for trucking in the nation's highest court.

    By Oct. 5, 2021
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    Irked by vaccine mandate, large trucking firms speak out

    The American Trucking Associations filed a lawsuit against the mandate, citing its "devastating impacts on the supply chain and the economy."

    By Updated Nov. 10, 2021
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    Court: Trucking company's strength test discriminated against women for driver positions

    The onus is on employers to prove tests are job-related, especially as the trucking industry tries to encourage more women to join the workforce.

    By Katie Clarey • Sept. 20, 2021
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    FMC moves ahead on detention, demurrage guidance

    The Federal Maritime Commission is addressing complaint proceedings and retaliation, as well as how ocean carriers should divulge information.

    By Sept. 17, 2021