MINExpo INTERNATIONA...

TweetThe National Mining Association’s (NMA) quadrennial exposition, MINExpo INTERNATIONAL® 2012 rolls into the Las Vegas Convention Center September 24-26, 2012, featuring fascinating visuals you will see nowhere else. The sheer size and scope of this industry are illustrated by some...

Family of sunbather ...

TweetThe estate and parents of a sunbather who died after being run over by a city Parks truck in May have filed claims against the city and city employees totaling $750,000.The claims by the estate of the victim, Karen Remington, and her parents, Ron and Rose Remington, are a precursor to a...

10 regulatory wish l...

TweetMichigan-based company driver Valerie Weise is the woman behind TruckerPetition.org, which among other things seeks to direct Congress to consider a “driver sovereignty” bill, giving truckers the same protections in their cabs that they would get in their place of residence. Weise...

Be Forewarned; New I...

TweetMany leased owner-operators who’ve noticed the post-recession demand in trucking are no doubt looking to get their own operating authority so they can keep a bigger share of the revenue they generate. That can be a great move for many truck owners. It’s also one fraught with miles of...

FMCSA registrant DO...

TweetIf you’re a leased owner-operator and manage your own base plates, your registrant-only DOT number will expire in mid-October as the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration attempts to plug yet another data-quality hole in the inspection and crash information well that the...