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9th Circuit Affirms Jury’s $54M Award in Suit Against Walmart

A federal appellate court on Monday upheld a district court judgment that requires Walmart to pay $54.6 million in damages plus interest for failing to adequately pay long-haul truck drivers for time spent during layovers, rest breaks and during inspections …

Government Moves Toward Easing Drive-Time Rules for Truckers

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration took a key step Wednesday toward relaxing federal rules that govern the length of time truck drivers can spend behind the wheel, a move long sought by the trucking industry but opposed by safety advocates …

Analysis: Aggressive Driving in Trucking Industry Leads to More Collisions

The latest analysis by DriveCam looked at aggressive driving in the trucking industry. The findings show aggressive drivers on the road are nearly 3 times more likely to be in one or more collisions than those who drive while drowsy. …