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2018 In Review - All the Trucking News You Might Have Missed

2018 in Review

It's been a wonderful year here at K & J.

The holiday season is always busy, but we enjoy it nonetheless. There's an exciting buzz in the air, and we appreciate time spent with family and friends, even if it isn't always on a traditional schedule.  

As the year came to a close, we spent some time reflecting on the major news bulletins of 2018, specific to the trucking industry. 

We've compiled a list of the top news items of the year, both from our blog and other industry sources. Check it out!

Top Trucking News You Might Have Missed

Per Diem Changes Affect Driver Taxes

These posts from our blog covered the per diem changes that occurred in 2018, and how they affect you as a driver. Click to read more!

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Jury Verdict against Werner for Texas Fatal Crash

This was one of the biggest monetary judgments ever to hit a trucking company and the ripples of that decision will be felt for years to come. Read up on the ruling against Werner in this story from Freight Waves. 

Jury verdict against Werner for Texas fatal crash is the biggest in company history


FMCSA Changes to Hours of Service

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is looking for input on a variety of proposed changes to truckers' hours-of-service rules. Read up on the proposed changes here.

Jury verdict against Werner for Texas fatal crash is the biggest in company history (1)


These are our highlights for the year. What news stories and issues are at the top of your mind as this year comes to a close? Let us know in the comments below!


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