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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.

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...

Senator Tom Carper Proposes Raising Fuel Taxes

A democratic senator from Delaware is proposing to raise fuel taxes over the next four years. That senator is Tom Carper. Senator Carper is a senior transportation authorizer. The purpose of the fuel tax...
FMCSA Chief Wants Safety In Trucking

FMCSA Chief Wants Better Safety Records In Trucking

The FMCSA Chief wants better safety records in trucking and stated that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is committed to working side by side with trucking stakeholders to improve highway safety. He made...
New Medical Examiners Rule Updated

FMCSA Medical Exam Form Rules Updated

FMCSA Medical Exam Form Rules MCSA-5875 Now Updated The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) officially amended its medical examination rules this week mandating that certified medical examiners that performing truck driver physicals use a newly...

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...

OOIDA; FMCSA Electronic-Log Mandate Will Have Negative Impact

In official comments to federal regulators, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says a proposed mandate for electronic logging devices on all trucks would have negative consequences on drivers’ health, privacy, safety and economic interests. The...

Slick Rigs: Keeping Your Truck on the Road in Winter Weather

Trucking’s a tough gig. Winter weather don’t make it easier. Even at a low speed, in a light vehicle, winter driving is no picnic, and all drivers need to careful during the cold months....

Another Short-Term Solution To Highway Bill

HighWay Trust Running Low On Funds House Representatives have proposed another short-term solution for the highway bill and many are outraged. House leaders have proposed a temporary one year extension to the current highway bill. Many industry professionals...

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...

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...