Safety & Compliance

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September 11, 2007 - Industry News

Senate Votes to Block Cross-border Trucking Program

The U.S. Senate voted late Tuesday to block funding for a test program to allow Mexican long-haul trucks to operate in the United States under the North American Free Trade Agreement

September 10, 2007 - Industry News

OOIDA Seeks Hearing on Segments of HOS Ruling

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) has filed a petition requesting the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to reconsider its opinion on certain hours of service rules. OOIDA asked the court to rehea

September 7, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Seeks Eight-month Delay in HOS Changes

Citing the potential for "serious disruption to trucking operations," the American Trucking Associations has submitted a motion asking the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circui

September 4, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Petitions on Two Fronts to Retain HOS Regs

Citing the potential for "widespread disruption in the industry and the supply chain," and a decrease in safety, the American Trucking Associations is fighting on two fronts to retain the current hours of service regulations.

August 29, 2007 - Industry News

SmartDrive Names Safety-Risk Manager Of the Year

SmartDrive Systems Inc., which offers vehicle safety management and measuring services, has named Sam Dunbar, director of safety for Con-Way Freight, as the Safety-Risk Manager of the Year for 2007.

August 28, 2007 - Industry News

Sleep Apnea Program Offered Commercial Motor Carriers

Precision Pulmonary Diagnostics, creators of a sleep apnea detection and treatment program targeted toward the commercial vehicle industry, announced full availability of its comprehensive solution for enhancing truck driver safet

August 20, 2007 - Industry News

CVSA Puts its Foot Down on Brakes

Beginning Aug. 26 and continuing through Sept. 1, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) will carry out a program to promote commercial vehicle brake safety across North America. Throughout Brake Safety Week, CVSA-certified

August 2, 2007 - Industry News

ATA to DOT: Push for Stay on Hours of Service Ruling

ATA President and CEO Bill Graves asked Secretary of Transportation Mary Peters Wednesday to push for a stay of the Court of Appeals ruling on hours of service (HOS) regulations, stating there was "no compelling safety reason"

July 24, 2007 - Industry News

ATA to Challenge Court's Revision to HOS Rules

The American Trucking Associations Tuesday said it will seek a stay from the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to keep the current rules governing truck drivers' work and rest periods in plac

July 24, 2007 - Industry News

ATA to Challenge Court's Revision to HOS Rules

The American Trucking Associations today said it will seek a stay from the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia to keep the current rules governing truck drivers' work and rest periods in plac

July 20, 2007 - Industry News

Highway Watch Seeks Armed Suspect at Iowa, Missouri Truckstops

Highway Watch has issued a formal Be On the Lookout (BOLO) requesting assistance from members of the trucking and law enforcement community to assist in finding a man suspected of sexual assault/abuse of a minor child.

July 17, 2007 - Industry News

Trucking Groups Urge Government Backing for APUs

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) urged state governments in the United States and provincial governments in Canada to revise their fuel tax systems to encourage trucker

July 5, 2007 - Industry News

California Takes Over Federal OKs for Transportation Projects

California this month became the first of five eligible states under the new federal SAFETEA-LU transportation bill to participate in a pilot program allowing Caltrans to take over the lead from the Federal Highway Administratio

July 3, 2007 - Industry News

Ontario Officials Push Mandatory Speed Limiters on Trucks

Ontario Transportation Minister Donna Cansfield said the Government of Ontario will introduce legislation after this fall's provincial election to adopt a proposal put forward by the Ontario Trucking Association almost two years ago

July 2, 2007 - Industry News

Roadcheck 2007 Shows Advances in Truck Fleet Safety

The U.S. trucking industry showed improvement in truck safety, including an increase in the number of drivers wearing their safety belts, as well as industry compliance with hazardous materials regulations,

June 27, 2007 - Industry News

ATT and Mobile Awareness Provide Truck Safety Products

Advanced Transportation Technologies (ATT) has entered into a sales and distribution agreement with Mobile Awareness, a company that designs and markets transportation safety products.

June 21, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Backs Expanding Education Benefits for Returning Vets

American Trucking Associations Chairman Ray Kuntz testified before the House Veteran's Affairs Subcommittee late last week on economic opportunity in support of expanded educational benefits for veterans

June 20, 2007 - Industry News

Groups Assail President's Mexico Truck Pilot Program

Organizations representing highway and truck safety groups, labor and independent truck drivers joined members of Congress Wednesday, accusing the Bush administration of ignoring federal safety laws concerning a pilot progra

June 18, 2007 - Industry News

Barr-Nunn Earns Safety Award for a Third Year

Barr-Nunn Transportation has received a Silver Award by Great West Casualty Co. as part of the 2006 National Fleet Safety Awards Program. The Fleet Safety Award Program drew more than 525 entries from across the country.

June 7, 2007 - Industry News

ATA Warns 4-wheelers About Dangers of 'Drafting'

The American Trucking Associations is urging automobile drivers to avoid the dangerous practice of tailgating heavy trucks in efforts to increase fuel economy. The nation's largest trucking industry trade group als

June 1, 2007 - Industry News

Schneider National Bulk Carriers Gets Responsible Care Certification

Wisconsin-based Schneider National Bulk Carriers, a division of Schneider National Inc., has been awarded the American Chemistry Council's Responsible Care Certification.

May 30, 2007 - Industry News

Con-way Freight Honored for Safety by MMCA

Con-way Freight, a less-than-truckload carrier and subsidiary of Con-way Inc., has been honored for its safety record by the Missouri Motor Carriers Association (MMCA). The association recently presented Con-way Freigh

May 24, 2007 - Industry News

Drivers: CVSA Roadcheck Inspections Begin Next Wednesday

For 72 hours starting next Wednesday, June 6, more than 10,000 specially-trained and certified officers will blanket North America's roadways to prevent truck and bus crashes. For the past 20 years

May 22, 2007 - Industry News

Central Freight Lines' Division Wins Truck Safety Contest.

Central Freight Lines Inc., among the largest LTL carriers and intrastate carriers in Texas, was a recent winner in the Texas Motor Transportation Association (TMTA) Truck Safety Contest

May 16, 2007 - Industry News

2007 Roadcheck Inspections Slated June 5-7

The annual Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) International Roadcheck will occur June 5-7 for 72 continuous hours throughout Canada, Mexico and the United States.

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