Author Archive of Brooke Wisdom

New act to extend HOS propane exemptions

Posted on: March 11th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has introduced legislation to extend the hours of service exemptions for haulers of propane and other home heating fuels. The bill [...]


Clark Trucking defunct, Clark convicted

Posted on: February 11th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

After a four-day trial, William Patrick “Pat” Clark, owner and operator of Clark Trucking and Excavation, LLC, was found guilty last week by a federal [...]


Lange Trucking ordered to pay benefits

Posted on: February 6th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division has ruled that government contracting laws must be adhered to. The Division handed down a ruling [...]


Love’s Travel Stops marks 50th anniversary

Posted on: January 29th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Love’s to celebrate with record year of building It’s Love’s Travel Stops 50th anniversary, and Tom Love, the truck stop giant’s founder and executive chairman, [...]


New Stops Along the Way

Posted on: January 8th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Love’s opens 3 new stops With its opening of three new centers last month, Love’s has now expanded its chain of travel stops to 312 [...]


Wreaths Across America tribute is growing

Posted on: December 4th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

The trucking industry plays an immeasurable part in the success of the Wreaths Across America program, which will be held Saturday, December 14 this year. [...]


Out-of-Service Rate Down for Brake Safety 2013

Posted on: November 14th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

The trucking industry deserves a pat on the back as the latest Brake Safety Week inspections have resulted in the lowest percentage of vehicles with [...]


Congress questions HOS regulations

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

A letter, signed by 51 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, was written to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx expressing concerns about the Hours of [...]


No consolidation against Pilot Flying J

Posted on: August 15th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

According to a ruling by a U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation, lawsuits still outstanding against Pilot Flying J regarding its fraudulent rebate scheme will [...]


Swift sued again for FCRA violations

Posted on: August 7th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Trucking company Swift Transportation, headquartered in Phoenix, Ariz., is being sued in a Virginia federal court by James Ellis III for allegedly violating the Fair [...]


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