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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.

Wait Time = Frustration for a Truck Driver

Truck Driver Wait Time One of the biggest problems plaguing the truck driving industry today is wait time. Wait time at the shipper, wait time at the receiver, wait time at the company terminal and...
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...
2014 Election

Election 2014; What It Means For The Trucking Industry

The Trucking Industry Awaits Election 2014 Results With the Congressional election officially here, we've been weighing in on what the election means for the trucking industry. According to the experts, we could see more harsh rulemaking,...

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...
New OSHA Rulemaking 2015

New OSHA Reporting Requirements Will Begin In 2015

New OSHA Reporting Starts In 2015 Beginning January 1,  there will be a change to what covered employers are required to report to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Employers will now be required...

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...

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...

HOS Rules Cost Drivers Billions in Wages

The hours-of-service rules that went into place in 2013 hurt trucking companies economically. The HOS rules reduced fleet productivity by 3% to 5%, and drivers lost between $1.6 billion to $3.9 billion in wages as a...
Highway Trust Fund 2015

Highway Trust Fund At The Forefront Again – Gas Taxes To Raise?

Should We Expect Something Different? The highway trust fund is making its round again as we all look for another way to fund the nation's highways. Highway funding is set to run out on May...
Ken's Trucking Shut Down By FMCSA

Ken’s Trucking Forced To Shut Down By FMCSA

Florida Trucking Company Had Critical Safety Issues The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Grand Ridge, Fla.-based Ken's Trucking, LLC, USDOT No. 1050616, to immediately shut down following a...