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Just Days Before Tracy Morgan Accident, Senate Moved To Weaken Trucker Fatigue Rules

The Huffington Post | Melissa Jeltsen | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

A deadly pileup involving a tractor-trailer early Saturday morning is likely to shine a spotlight on a recent move by the Senate Appropriations Commit...

How to Spot a Bad Moving Company

Jason Alderman | Posted 04.07.2014 | Business
Jason Alderman

Before you spend hundreds or thousands of dollars and entrust your valuables with strangers, here are a few tips for ensuring a positive moving experience, as well as scams to avoid.

Feds Shut Down 52 Bus Companies Deemed Unsafe

AP | JUSTIN PRITCHARD | Posted 12.12.2013 | Business

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal bus safety regulators have shut down 52 companies in what they describe as a major nationwide crackdown on unsafe outfits...

Rogue Moving Companies Under Fire From Feds

Reuters | Mitch Lipka | Posted 11.27.2013 | Small Business

By Mitch Lipka (Reuters) - Jody Phillips thought she had found the perfect mover for her relocation from Tennessee to Utah. The company...

Government Cracks Down On Companies' Unsafe Practices

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 07.31.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Government safety officials swooped down on more than two dozen curbside bus operations that mostly ferry passengers in the busy Ea...

Making Our Roads Safe This Holiday Season

Rep. Bruce Braley | Posted 02.01.2012 | Politics
Rep. Bruce Braley

As someone with truck driving experience, I have a deep respect for the profession. We must do everything that we can to ensure that trucking companies don't force their drivers to drive long hours with few breaks to sleep and rest.

Should Mexican Trucks Be Allowed Throughout U.S.?

Steve Parker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Steve Parker

The recent release of a Transportation Departments inspector general's office government audit has brought to a head, once again, an issue which ignites deep feelings and loyalties in the best people.