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Government, Business

Hostess Returns Under New Management

Hostess is back under new management and leaner structure and says it plans to have Twinkies and its other snacks on shelves by July 15, the Associated Press reported.

Transport Topics
June 25, 2013
Government, Business

Hostess Going Out of Business

Hostess Brands, the maker of Twinkies, HoHos and Wonder Bread, said it is going out of business after failing to get wage and benefit cuts from thousands of its striking bakery workers, news services reported Friday.

Transport Topics
November 16, 2012
Government, Business

Restart Changes ‘Reasonable,’ FMCSA Says in HOS Court Brief

The federal government defended its latest hours-of-service rule last week, telling a U.S. court that it “acted at the height of its expertise and discretion” when it decided in December to put new restrictions on the 34-hour restart provision, while retaining the 11-hour driving day.

October 1, 2012
Government, Business

Housing Starts Drop 1.1%

Housing starts fell 1.1% in July, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
August 16, 2012
Editorial, Government, Business

Editorial: Keep HOS Working

American Trucking Associations has filed suit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s latest attempt to modify the hours-of-service rule because it believes it had no other way to prevent a serious mistake on the part of the very agency that is charged with improving safety by and for the motor carrier industry.

Transport Topics
July 30, 2012
Government, Business

Hours-of-Service Rule Change Would Raise Costs, Hurt Safety, Small Fleets Say

WASHINGTON — Replacing the current hours-of-service rule with one that cuts driving hours would put more inexperienced truck drivers on the road and pass increased transportation costs onto consumers, four executives who run trucks told a House subcommittee.

June 20, 2011
Government, Business

Former FMSCA Official Hits Studies Used in HOS Rule Analysis

A former Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official is taking aim at four studies the agency used to support its hours-of-service proposed rule, American Trucking Associations said Thursday. 

Transport Topics
June 9, 2011

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