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DOT Announces Grow America Act

Earlier this year in St. Paul, Minnesota, President Obama and Secretary Foxx promised to present Congress with a multi-year surface transportation reauthorization proposal, and with the unveiling of The GROW AMERICA Act today, they...

2013 New Hours of Service Regulations and State Self Certify

Evening all. Lets first dive right into the new-ish HoS regulations. The first change that we've seen is to the 34 hour restart rule. As of July 1st 2013 we can only do 1...

Flatbed And Reefer Perform Strong In May-Set Record Highs

Flatbed/Reefer Rates Strong Rates in all three segments boomed in May, continuing to build on recent per-mile upticks, according to data released June 2 by Internet Truckstop.  Reefer rates on the spot market led the...

Heavy Vehicle User Tax 2290 May Not Weigh Heavy for Truckers If Prepared To...

The HVUT may not cost heavy as like the heavy motor vehicles if truckers and fleet-owners who need to pay tax form 2290 and file returns happen on time during this tax period for...

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...

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 34th Extension To Last 3 Months

Another short-term solution to highway funding went into effect as President Barack Obama signed into law a bill to extend funding for the Highway Trust Fund for the next three months. The previous extension, passed...
Tandem Trucking

Tandem Trailers Pass Senate To Extend Trailers To 33 Feet

Tandem Trailers Clear First Hurdle In Bill A trucking industry-backed bid to allow longer tandem trucks on the nation's highways has been approved by a Senate committee over opposition from safety advocates and most Democrats...
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Video Blog 2: “30 Minute Break”

Video Blog 2: "30 Minute Break" I hear a lot of rumbling about the new 30 minute break. I wanted to share some tips and suggestions for how you can make the most of your 30...

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...