White House Vaccine Mandate- UPDATE

As we reported immediately after OSHA released its Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) this morning on the COVID vaccine, the rule does not include an express exemption for commercial drivers. However, the rule does exempt employees who work 100% alone or outdoors, so...

ATA Toolkit for COVID Vaccine Mandate

ATA Vax Mandate Toolkit Toolkit for COVID Vaccine Mandate *Last updated on 10-21-21* Executive Summary On September 9, 2021, President Biden directed his Administration to implement a COVID-19 vaccine or testing mandate for all private sector employers using the...

IRS hikes per diem rate for owner-operators

IRS hikes per diem rate for owner-operators The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced it will increase the allowable per diem rate for owner-operators from $66 to $69 beginning Oct. 1. Truck driver per diem pay is an IRS reimbursement designed to cover meal and...

ATRI Top Industry Issues Survey: Deadline Oct. 15

ATRI Top Industry Issues Survey; Deadline October 15 The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) launched its annual Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey asks trucking industry stakeholders to rank the top issues of concern for the industry along...