Speed limiters: Proposal finally clears White House review
After languishing for more than a year in a cost-benefit review at the White House, a proposal to mandate speed limiters on heavy trucks has finally been given approval from the Office of Management and Budget. Officials with the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s regulatory and government affairs divisions say they are anxious to see what took so long.
Southbound trucks roll on Anzalduas International Bridge in McAllen, Texas
In a historic move, the first truck moved across the southbound lane of the Anzalduas International Bridge in McAllen, Texas, on Friday, Aug. 19. City of McAllen helped fund the Mexican portion of the bridge, marking the first time in U.S. history a city has given such support to the Mexican federal government, according to a McAllen press release.
Lawsuit up in the air for former J.B. Hunt driver
A jury recently awarded $225,000 to a former J.B. Hunt truck driver who claimed he was wrongfully terminated. However, an unusual claim by a jury member leaves that jury’s decision hanging in the balance.
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