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Truck Driver Rules And Regulations

There's several truck driver rules and regulations that must be followed accordingly. Learn about truck driver regulations and rules to keep you safe on the open road.

Courtesy one of the Unwritten Rules of the Road

We all know that every industry, business or sport has their unwritten rules. One of the biggest unwritten rules for truck drivers is courtesy. We want to examine some of the courtesies that we...

Trucking Books-Truck Driver Training And Resources

The Big Rig Ebooks series is a great resource for all levels of truck drivers and provides detailed information on a number of different subjects. These ongoing trucking books are perfect for both rookie...

Truck Driver Hours of Service-Loss Of Productivity And Money

The new hours of service rules were put into effect on July 1st 2013. The new rules made major changes to the 34 hour restart rule and also implemented a 30 minute off duty...
Driver Coercion

Coercion Definition And Rule | Driver Coercion

What does coercion mean? Who does coercion apply to? Let's define coercion. Coercion definition: the practice of persuading someone to do something by using force or threats. Coercion can apply to many things. It's the practice of...

Green Fleet Systems Under Investigation

The National Labor Relations Board is investigating potential labor violations at the Green Fleet Systems based in Los Angeles. According to sources, the NLRB's Region 21 issued the complaint to GFS that considers over 50...
Trucking Industry Age Limit

Truck Driver Age Limit Of 18 Years Old Being Pushed By Congress

Are You Comfortable With Teen Truck Drivers? Can a 18 year old rookie truck driver handle the country's busiest highways? You be the judge but Congress thinks so. Due to shortage of truck drivers, Congress...

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...

Deaf Truck Drivers Now Allowed To Obtain CDL; FMCSA Loosens Regulations

Deaf Truck Drivers Get Long Awaited Rule Change Deaf truck drivers have been non-existent due to FMCSA regulations for decades. That rule making changed in September. Before, deaf truck drivers were not able to obtain a commercial...
Drug Hair Testing In Trucking Industry

American Trucking Association Supports Hair Testing To Detect Drugs

Hair testing for drugs may be just around the corner for American truck drivers. The American Trucking Association (ATA) announced Monday that it supports a bill, before the United States Congress, which proposes to...

Florida Nearing New Transportation Bill

Bill Equals Tolls And Money For State Some Florida truck drivers are not happy as the state of Florida is proposing new rules that would add more tolls, raise money for the state and cost...