Transportation Nation Network

New Petition Urges President Trump to “Defund” the FMCSA

Washington D.C. – A new petition calling for the “reorganization, impeachment, expulsion and defunding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)” was launched on Friday. In the wake of a petition launched in October and signed by more than 32,000 people asking President Trump to suspend the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs), […]

BREAKING: Mega Carrier Celadon Group to File Bankruptcy, Cease Operations

Indianapolis, IN – One of the largest publicly-traded transportation companies in the United States, Celadon Group, is expected to file bankruptcy as soon as Sunday, December 8. Sources with direct knowledge of the situation told Transportation Nation Network (TNN) on Friday evening that the troubled Indianapolis, IN-based mega carrier will cease operations beginning Monday, December […]

Former Top Celadon Executives Arrested and Charged With Slew of Crimes

Indianapolis, IN – Two former senior executives of a mega carrier were arrested on Thursday after being indicted on a slew of fraud-related crimes, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). The former chief operating officer (COO) and chief financial officer (CFO) of Indianapolis-based trucking company, Celadon, were charged for their alleged role in […]

Motorist Says He Shot Trucker For Trying to Run Him Off The Road

Hazle Township, PA – A motorist was arrested and charged with serious crimes after he admitted to shooting a trucker along I-81 last week during a road rage incident. According to authorities, the altercation took place last Thursday along northbound I-81 just before 5 p.m. near mile marker 149. Investigators say motorist Kenneth Kuras, 56, of Wilkes-Barre was […]

“Driver Shortage” is Why New Bill to Attract Women Into Trucking Must Pass, Senators Say

Washington D.C. – Citing underrepresentation and the so-called “driver shortage,” two U.S. Senators introduced legislation this week which would require the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to promote the trucking industry as a viable career path for women. U.S. Senators Jerry Moran (R-KS) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WS) have introduced the Promoting Women in Trucking […]

“Chafed” Rubber Hoses Tops List of Violations During Brake Safety Week

Greenbelt, MD – The results from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) annual week-long brake inspection blitz reveal the top violation this year was “chafed” rubber hoses. CVSA inspectors conducted 34,320 commercial motor vehicle (CMV) inspections from September 15-21 as part of Brake Safety Week. A total of sixty jurisdictions in Canada and the U.S. […]

Petition to Suspend ELDs Stalls With Two Weeks to Reach Goal of 100K

Washington D.C. – After quickly garnering 25,000 signatures, the newly launched petition asking President Trump to “immediately suspend” the controversial electronic logging devices (ELD) mandate has stalled. Approximately two weeks remain for people to sign the petition launched by the Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC) which calls for the “White House to direct the USDOT to act on NHTSA […]

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