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InterConnect FLASH! No. 35 - Focusing on Solutions Rather than the Problem

As we flip the page on the calendar to close out the year, the title of the recent editorial in the Arkansas Trucking Report, “Good Things Come to Those Who Change,” really hit home. The editorial focused on the idea of...more

Truckers Told To Give It A Rest

“We have got to get to a point where it is unacceptable to allow a fatal crash with a truck or a bus on our roadway with the public traveling around. We've got to get to zero.” So said Ann Ferro, head of the Federal...more

Environmental Law Alert - June 2013: Environmental Cases Decided by the Supreme Court During its Recent Term

Although the Supreme Court’s decisions regarding the Voting Rights Act, affirmative action, and gay marriage earned most of the attention during the 2012-2013 term, a number of significant decisions with regard to...more

Road Safety Remuneration Tribunal to Order Minimum Conditions for Drivers

On 1 July 2012, the Road Safety Remuneration Act 2012 (Cth) (Act) came in to force imposing requirements on employers across the road transport industry to meet new remuneration and employment standards for their drivers....more

The Role of Driver Log Books in Fatigue Based Trucking Accidents

Motor vehicle collisions involving tractor-trailers (semi-trucks, 18-wheelers, big rigs) frequently involve complex litigation issues. Commercial trucking cases are complicated by extensive trucking regulations, the vast...more

New Jersey Bills Seek To Punish Misclassification Of Trucking Industry Employees

Two pending parallel bills (A1578 and S1450) seek to impose severe penalties on certain employers in the trucking industry that misclassify their trucking services employees as independent contractors. If signed into law, the...more

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