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Unfinished Hours Of Service Proposal Gets Media Coverage

Washington rumors and an American Trucking Assns. petition led to articles on new hours-of-service rules Friday that are causing concern among truckers

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Senate Considers Motor Carrier Administration

Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, yesterday introduced the Senate version of a bill that would set up a separate Motor Carrier Safety Administration

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Weight-Distance Tax Proposal Still Alive

A proposed national weight-distance tax on trucks did not make it into the tax package Congress has been debating this summer -- but that does not mean it will go away. In fact, it is going to be around for a while and it is going to be hard to ignore

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House Votes to Stall OSHA's Ergonomics Rule

The U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill that would stall the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposed ergonomics rule

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Motor Carrier Administration Bill Introduced

The trucking industry is one step nearer to its long-sought goal of a separate federal administration for motor carriers

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Hazmat Clarification Deadline Extended

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Research and Special Programs Administration has extended the comment deadline on proposals aimed at defining when hazardous materials transportation applies to loading, unloading and storage

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DOT Strategic Planning Session Continues This Week

Truckers and other transportation representatives will meet at the Department of Transportation for the second time this week to continue building DOT's strategic plan for improving truck and bus safety

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Court Upholds Lease Termination by Mail

A U.S. Court of Appeals has ruled that owner-operator leases canceled by mail can relieve the carrier of liability, even if the owner-operator continues to display the carrier's placard

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Truck Safety Legislation Is In Gear

Truck safety steps into the spotlight on Capitol Hill this week, as the Department of Transportation offers a bill to implement its safety strategy, and the House marks up a bill to create a new National Motor Carrier Administration

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Federal Ruling Could Mean Overtime Pay For Drivers

A federal court decision spells big trouble for some New Jersey-based truckers. A 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals ruling requires all New Jersey carriers to pay drivers time-and-a-half for each hour over 40 worked in any one week

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