Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:
- General Motors is providing potential victims of its faulty ignition switches an extra month to file claims seeking compensation, according to CNN Money.
- Two trucking companies contend Jimmy Haslam personally directed the fuel rebate fraud that involved the Pilot Flying J truck stop chain, reports The Plain Dealer.
- The Los Angeles Times delves into the differences between port trucking jobs when drivers are contractors versus employees.
- The Journal Star highlights a truck rodeo for U.S. Army soldiers.
- The Weatherford Democrat reports on Hearn Trucking winning an award given by Kenworth Truck Co. dealership chain.
- FedEx Freight drivers at the company’s Newark NJ terminal rejected a unionization effort from the Teamsters, according to The Journal of Commerce.
- The art of transportation design is heralded in a feature story in Forbes.