California Bill Expands on Federal Training Requirements for Truckers

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Sen. Bill Monning, (D-Carmel), introduced Senate Bill 158 that would require 30 hours of driving time for a Class A commercial driver’s license and 15 hours for a Class B license.

Michael Todd | Santa Cruz (Calif.) Sentinel
January 23, 2017

California Trucking Group Urges Governor to Engage Stakeholders in Freight Plan

Patrick T. Fallon/Bloomberg News

The California Trucking Association has urged Gov. Jerry Brown to closely collaborate with freight and industry stakeholders on a plan meant to shift to zero-emissions technologies and help boost freight connectivity along the state’s commercial network.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 21, 2015

Richard Coyle Takes Helm of California Trucking Association

Richard Coyle, president of West Sacramento-based Devine Intermodal, has been appointed president of the California Trucking Association.  

Transport Topics
February 2, 2015

DOT Awards $2 Million to Assist California Repair of Flood-Damaged Roads

David Paul Morris, Bloomberg News

The federal Department of Transportation is sending California $2 million to assist communities in repairing  roads damaged by recent floods.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
December 18, 2014

California Drought Has Salmon Hitching Rides in Trucks

Chip Chipman/Bloomberg News

California will begin hauling 30 million young Chinook salmon hundreds of miles toward the Pacific Ocean in tanker trucks to save the fishing industry after a record drought left rivers too low for migration.

Bloomberg News
March 25, 2014

Calif. Drought May Lower Demand for Produce Truckers by Summer

California’s severe drought already has hurt produce truckers, but the full brunt likely won’t be seen until fruit and vegetable moves peak in early summer, industry officials said.

March 24, 2014

Calif. Proposes New Flexibility for Truck-Emissions Rule

The California Air Resources Board has proposed extending certain deadlines for truckers to replace or retrofit their vehicles, changes that the agency said would increase flexibility for businesses.

Transport Topics
March 10, 2014

Court Declines to Rehear Calif. Low-Carbon Fuel Case

A federal appeals court has declined to rehear a legal challenge to block implementation of California’s low-carbon fuel standard aimed at lowering greenhouse-gas emissions in the transportation sector.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
January 23, 2014
Business, Government

California Trucking Association Names New CEO

California Trucking Association

The California Trucking Association has named Shawn Yadon as its new chief executive officer.

Transport Topics
December 10, 2013

OOIDA Sues Calif. Over Soot Filter Mandate

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association filed a lawsuit in a California federal court on Dec. 6, seeking to block implementation and enforcement of the state’s Bus and Truck regulation requiring out-of-state truckers to install soot filters on their trucks.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
December 6, 2013