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Truck Drivers Get 80 Hours Back

Department Of Transportation Urges Truck Drivers To Sleep

Truck Drivers Happy With More Production, More Money With the 34 hour restart rollback complete, the Department of Transportation is urging truck drivers to get sleep.Numerous truck drivers and trucking organizations applauded congress for including...

ATA In Favor Of Suspended 34 Hour Restart Rule

Leading executives of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) late Thursday applauded the Senate Appropriations Committee for voting to suspend the current 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service regulations. In a 21-9 vote, the...

Fuel Tax Hike For Highway Funding Getting Attention

A plan to keep federal highway funding solvent through December no longer includes a hike in the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax hike, but has been amended to increase the fuel tax. The Senate Finance Committee...

CSA Lawsuit Dismissed

The Alliance for Safe, Efficient and Competitive Truck Transportation said June 17 its lawsuit against FMCSA and its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program had been dismissed. After 2 years, CSA is officially cleared. The suit, brought...
2015 Transportation Bill

The Effects of the 2015 Transportation Bill on the Trucking Industry

2015 Transportation Bill Passes Congress On November 5th, Congress passed a six-year transportation bill. There is nothing that is extremely good about this bill but is not that bad either. It is relatively good for...
ATA Wants Spending Bill Passed

ATA And Truck Lobby Press For Congress To Pass Spending Bill

Omnibus Spending Bill Needs To Be Passed Immediately The largest U.S. trucking advocacy group wants Congress to pass an omnibus spending bill during its “lame duck” session, not a continuing resolution that simply extends funding...
Cross Border Pilot Program

Truck Drivers Look For Answers From FMCSA’s Failed Cross Border Pilot Program

Cross Border Pilot Program Inaccurate? Grain Valley, Mo., Oct. 1, 2014  – In a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, an association that represents professional truck drivers asked the agency to provide details...

Truck Driver Shortage Could Stress Industry

30,000 Truck Drivers Needed A shortage of truck drivers, ripple effects from an extraordinarily harsh winter, new federal trucking regulations, more items needing to be transported and higher fuel costs are why some companies are...

National Fraternal Order Of Police Endorse Restart Amendment

The National Fraternal Order of Police Thursday came out in support of the amendment to the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development and Related Agencies (THUD) appropriations bill that would suspend two key provisions of...

30,000 Medical Professionals Now Listed On National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)  announced that 8,000 more health professionals have been added to the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (NRCME) since the new system for...