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South Carolina Ports Break May Volume Record Despite Key Bridge Closure

Wando River Bridge over I-26 in Charleston Trucks travel over Wando River Bridge on Interstate 526 in Charleston during a partial closure in late May.(South Carolina Department of Transportation via YouTube)

Despite the partial closure of an important interstate bridge in the Charleston area, South Carolina ports broke their May record for the volume of containers handled.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 13, 2018
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Logistics, Top 100

Trucking Industry Adjusts to ELD Mandate as Focus on HOS Compliance Sharpens

ELD (ERoad)

The U.S. trucking industry is continuing to adjust to the federal electronic logging device mandate that took effect late last year.

Mindy Long | Special to Transport Topics
June 13, 2018
Government, Business, Safety, Logistics

US Imposes New Security Measures on Incoming Air Cargo Shipments

CargoLogicAir

U.S. authorities are requiring airlines to give them more notice about certain types of cargo that officials believe may pose a security risk.

David Koenig | AP Business Writer
June 12, 2018
Business, Safety, Logistics

CSX Agrees to Pay $3.2 Million for Women Harmed by Job Testing

Schnitzel_bank/Flickr

CSX Transportation Inc. and the U.S. government asked a federal judge to approve an agreement settling sex bias allegations for $3.2 million and other relief.

Patrick Dorrian | Bloomberg News
June 12, 2018
Business, Safety

Pennsylvania State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners and scenes from the 2018 Pennsylvania Truck Driving Championships June 8-9 in Middletown, Pa. (Photos by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics)

Transport Topics
June 12, 2018
Business, Safety

2018 North Dakota Truck Driving Championship

A look at the on-course and off-course action during the 2018 North Dakota Truck Driving Championships, hosted by the North Dakota Motor Carriers Association, June 2, 2018, in Fargo.

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety, Autonomous

Driverless Delivery Startup Uses $92 Million to Focus on Safety

Nuro

In an abandoned lot on the outskirts of Sacramento, Calif., R1, a domed gray vehicle half the size of a Toyota Corolla, is practicing driving itself. It stops at stop signs, yields to people, and handles sharp turns, as other self-driving vehicles do on test courses in Silicon Valley, Detroit, and China.

Mark Bergen | Bloomberg News
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety

Alabama State Truck Driving Championships

Photo coverage of winners and scenes from the 2018 Alabama Truck Driving Championships June 1 in Pelham, Ala. (Photos courtesy of the Alabama Trucking Association)

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety

Walmart’s Terry Wood Named Pennsylvania Grand Champion

NTDC Pennsylvania Wood celebrates his victory by Eleanor Lamb/Transport Topics

HARRISBURG, Pa. — Terry Wood, the Walmart driver who was recently crowned Pennsylvania’s truck driving champion, said the secret to success can be distilled into two basic habits — study and practice.

Eleanor Lamb | Staff Reporter
June 11, 2018
Business, Safety

Scopelitis Attorneys: Class-Action Lawsuits More About Unhappy Drivers Than Wage, Hour Disputes

Truck driver in shadow (Fuse)

“Class-action lawsuits are like the plague. Every business owner hopes they pass by their company’s door,” Angela Cash, an attorney with Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary, said at the 2018 Scopelitis Law Seminar.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
June 8, 2018

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