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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...

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...

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...

Electronic Logging Devices Expected To Be Published In April

Electronic Logging Devices are now closer then ever and you can bet that E-Logs are going to hurt tens of thousands of truck drivers. The E-Log mandate cleared the White Houses’s Office of Management and...

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...
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...
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...

ATA Request 6 Month Delay For Med Examiner Rule

Nearly 22,000 Examiners Official The ATA is asking the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to push back the effective date of its National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners until more examiners can be added. The rule’s effective...

FMCSA Reminding Drivers About Medical Examiner’s Rule

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is reminding interstate truck and bus drivers that the new Medical Examiner's Rule is in effect, all new USDOT physicals must be performed...

CSA Scores Unreliable for Small Companies

CSA Scores Unreliable   In a recent article in Today's Trucking found here. They point out that the ATA (America Trucking Associations) has been closely working with the GAO (Government Accountability Office) to find out if...