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The Transportation Brief

  • Winter 2014 Vol. 21 No. 1
    • Brokers and Freight Forwarders Rely on Federal Preemption
    • Massachusetts Issues Rare Misclassification Decision Favorable to Transportation Industry
    • The Dangers of Texting While Driving
    • California Court Supports Insurance Chargebacks to Independent Contractors
  • Summer 2013 Vol. 20 No. 2
    • Revisiting MAP-21 Requirements for Logistics Companies
    • FMC Signals Possible OTI Changes
    • Combined Broker and Motor Carrier Authority Under MAP-21
    • 4PL and Warehousing: Contracting Considerations
    • TSA is increasing its scrutiny of Indirect Air Carrier handling of Sensitive Security Information
    • U. S. Supreme Court rules in cases exploring the reach of FAAAA.
    • Complying with DOT regulations regarding mobile communication equipment does not relieve the carrier of the obligation to comply with state and local laws
  • Winter 2013 Vol. 20 No. 1
    • The Road Ahead: 2013 – Challenges and Opportunities
    • Verdict Trends Require Reassessment
    • UM Insurance Protocol Demands Careful Attention
    • U.S. Supreme Court to Decide Preemption Cases
    • Asleep at the Wheel – Liability Issues Arising from Accidents that Might be Related to Sleep Apnea
    • Michigan’s Seasonal Frost Law Weight Restrictions
    • U.S. Department of Labor’s new Final Rule related to the Family and Medical Leave Act (“FMLA”)
  • Autumn 2012 Vol. 19 No. 3
    • Navigating Through Independent Contractor Audits
    • States Continue Attack on “Misclassification”
    • Restructuring the Owner-Operator Model
    • FMCSA recently amended its safety rating regulations to no longer allow for a 10-day stay of a safety rating’s effective date
  • Spring 2012 Vol. 19 No. 2
    • Preemption of Meal and Rest Break Claims Catching Steam
    • Brinker Decision Clarifies California Meal and Rest Break Rules
    • Proliferation of Class Actions in Trucking Industry Demands Vigilant Defense
    • No Rest for Unwary Carriers From Leasing Regs Lawsuits
    • Class and Conditional Certification Denied in Courier Misclassification Case
    • National Labor Relations Board Temporarily Enjoined From Enforcing a Regulation I
    • llinois to Use Speed Cameras in Areas Designated as “Work Zones” on Major Freeways
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