|USF Holland loses discrimination lawsuit
Two black men who worked at the USF Holland terminal in Nashville, TN, have been awarded
$350,000 each by a federal court. According to The Tennessean, the two men – Bobby Bailey
and Robert P. Smith – said they were subject to racial slurs, vandalism and harassment that
included the display of a noose.
|Trucker delivers cargo, then delivers her baby at roadside visitor’s stand
OOIDA member Donna Glesk thought she could make her regular route from Erie, PA, to
Buffalo, NY, for at least a few more weeks. She was only 33 weeks pregnant, after all. Little
Aaron, however, had other ideas.
|Colorado bill would boost penalties for unchained trucks
A bill in the Colorado House would boost the fines for truck drivers who fail to chain up when
required. Points also would be added to violators’ licenses.
|Proposed Kansas City customs center stalls
A proposed customs center near Interstate 35 in the Kansas City area that would clear U.S. and
Canadian trucks for shipments to Mexico appears to be on hold.
|Trucker pinned, killed by warehouse forklift
Police say a trucker was killed at a Manchester, NH, warehouse earlier this week after being
pinned by a forklift – the second trucker in a week to die because of a forklift-related incident.
|Man dies after jumping on truck
A 45-year-old man fell to his death Monday night after he tried to hitch a ride on the side of an
18-wheeler, according to The Associated Press.