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Let’s Say Thanks to Ottawa for New CRA Meal Allowance Policy

Yesterday, just a few days before National Trucking Week,  the Government of Canada (Sept. 6-12), announced a significant change to the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) meal allowance policy for truck drivers – a policy shift that will put upwards of...

Stuffed peppers recipe: $1 million in cocaine

Cops in suburban Corpus Christi, Texas earlier this week stopped a tractor-trailer loaded with peppers and found more than $1 million in cocaine hidden in the produce. Officers from Nueces County, the Robstown Police Department, and Jim Wells County stopped a...

FMCSA Proposes New Under-21 Commercial Driver Pilot Program

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it is proposing and seeking public comments on a new pilot program to allow drivers aged 18, 19, and 20 to operate commercial motor vehicles...

What drivers need to know about new HOS rules

Four major updates to hours-of-service rules for commercial drivers take effect on Sept. 29, changing how long-haul drivers are required to take breaks and extending the distance short-haul drivers can travel in a day. Josh Fisher AUG 28, 2020 In just over a month —...