Those little white U.S. Postal Service trucks aren’t equipped to handle the increasing amount of parcel packages being delivered these days, as letter-size mail is on the decline.
The Dutch government says it wants to encourage large-scale tests of self-driving cars in the Netherlands by next year, and supports a plan to allow tests of self-driving trucks by 2019, giving the Google Car and other self-driving vehicles in the U.S. a run for the money, literally.
Amazon.com Inc.’s grocery delivery service is rolling into San Francisco…
A group representing Port of Oakland truckers said it planned to halt work Monday morning to push for better working conditions and payment.
Longshoremen returning to work Thursday at the Port of Oakland were met by a large back-up of trucks unable to deliver goods when the docks closed earlier in the week because a worker died on the job.
The California Air Resources Board and the California Highway Patrol were both inspecting trucks at the Port of Oakland on Wednesday, as part of a month-long campaign to ensure compliance with California’s air pollution laws.
In the Bay Area and across the nation, new jobs are scarce for those over 50 and out of work. Many of them have been forced to rethink their career path, which is leading an increasing number to become truck drivers.
A federal appeals court rejected a legal challenge Friday that sought to bar implementation of a California regulation meant to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by forcing automakers to make and sell less polluting cars in the state.