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OSHA To Enforce Wheel Chock Rule

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration says it will enforce regulations requiring the use of wheel chocks to secure trucks and trailers when loading and loading, though it’s not clear who will be responsible

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ATA Pushes For Hours of Service Delay

The American Trucking Assns. is calling on Transportation Secretary Rodney Slater to postpone reform of the truck driver hours of service rules

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Safety Board Looks At NAFTA

The National Transportation Safety Board tackled highway transportation safety concerns related to the North American Free Trade Agreement last week in the third in its series of hearings on truck and bus issues in Los Angeles Oct. 20-22

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NHTSA Phone Number Correction

The Auto Safety Hotline number for the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is 1-888-327-4236 (NOT 1-800 as previously reported)

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EPA To Hold Emissions Proposal Hearings

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will hold a public hearing next Tuesday, Nov. 2, to discuss stricter emissions standards for diesel engines

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More Motor Carriers Request Privacy

Five more motor carriers have asked that mandatory financial reports be withheld from public release

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Correction Restores Full Safety Funding

President Clinton signed a technical correction to the transportation appropriations bill, restoring full funding to the truck and bus safety program at the Department of Transportation

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House Bill Would Limit Mexican Truck Access

An amendment to the Motor Carrier Safety Act passed last week by the U.S. House of Representatives would penalize Mexican carriers that intentionally operate outside the commercial zone along the U.S.-Mexican border

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NHTSA Reaches Out To Truckers

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is reaching out to truckers, asking them to report vehicle defects

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House Passes Bill Creating National Motor Carrier Administration

The trucking industry inched closer to having its own office in the Department of Transportation, as the House passed a bill to create a National Motor Carrier Administration. The measure passed by a 415-5 margin

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How the Right Diesel Fuel Additives Can Save Your Fleet Money
Diesel fuel additives are among the most powerful and cost-effective tools a fleet manager can use to keep their fleet up and running. Not every additive does the same thing—specialized formulas can help clean fuel systems, prevent gelling, or keep the fuel flowing in the coldest temperatures. Some OEMs recommend that additives be used to keep trucks operating at peak efficiency.
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