News & Reports

What attorneys need to know about Reptile Theory

Thomson Reuters Courtroom lawyers have an array of tactics at their disposal when trying to sway a jury to their side of a case. Some of these approaches are rooted in academic theories while others rely heavily on rhetoric and psychology. In almost every case,...

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The ELD Hacking Threat

Jack Roberts Did you know your fleet’s electronic logging devices may be vulnerable to hackers? It’s true. Serjon, a cybersecurity firm specializing in fleet transportation security, held a press conference during the Technology & Maintenance Council annual...

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2023 FMCSA Audits Year in Review

FMCSA and its state partners conducted more than 12,300 investigations in 2023 and continued its shift to more on-site audits, up 13% over 2022. Daren Hansen For the third year in a row, more DOT audits are being performed on-site. As a result, investigators are...

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Update on Relevant U.S. Regulations

PHMSA Requests Comments on Multiple Hazardous Materials ICR On May 10, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) requested comments on multiple hazardous materials information collection requests (ICR), including the Flammable Cryogenic...

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What it takes to advocate for legal abuse reform

Pamella De Leon The surge of nuclear verdicts – post-crash jury awards exceeding over $10 million – against trucking companies have sent shockwaves through the industry. Despite a decrease in fatal crashes, verdicts are increasing, according to a 2023 study by the...

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ELD Mandate Comparison: Canada and the U.S.

Learn about the notable differences between the Canadian and US mandate rules. Mark Samber Canada’s electronic logging device (ELD) mandate was adopted on June 12, 2019, and is effective for all federally-regulated carriers. The Canadian mandate closely follows the...

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