Safety & Compliance

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January 23, 2005 - Industry News

Hazmat Endorsement Fingerprinting Date Nears; ATA Provides List of Driver Fingerprinting Locations

The ATA has compiled a list of locations where hazmat drivers can go for fingerprinting required by the Transportation Security Administrations’s security threat assessment procedure

January 19, 2005 - Industry News

Monday Is D-Day for New Hours of Service Rule; Will it Call for Black Boxes?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced in a Wednesday press release it will publish a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on new hours of service regulation this coming Monday

January 15, 2005 - Industry News

U.S. Supremes To Decide Michigan Truck Tax Case

The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday accepted cases brought by the American Trucking Associations, USF Holland and Mid-Con Freight Systems Inc

January 11, 2005 - Industry News

Study to Examine Truck Safety, Technologies & Attitudes

A coalition of organizations is conducting a study on truck safety, technology and industry attitudes

January 10, 2005 - Industry News

Bulkmatic Pleads Guilty in Hazardous Materials Case

The U.S. Department of Transportation announced Monday that Bulkmatic Transport Company, Griffith, Ind., pleaded guilty to felony charges stemming from failure to comply with federal hazardous materials transportation laws

January 6, 2005 - Industry News

Florida County Tries to Accommodate Trucks

Hernando Today reported this week that county commissioners instructed administrator Gary Adams to meet with the director of an airport there about using a large piece of land near the sewage treatment plant for trucker parking

January 4, 2005 - Industry News

ATA Blasts FMCSA’s Supporting Documents Proposal

The American Trucking Associations took stern exception to the proposed rule on hours-of-service-related “supporting documents

December 29, 2004 - Industry News

OOIDA Urges Driver Privacy Protection, Charges Foreign Drivers Not Held to U.S. Security Standard

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association on Wednesday issued a press release urging the U.S. government to protect the privacy rights of hazmat drivers who are undergoing background checks ordered by the Transportation Security Administration

December 28, 2004 - Industry News

Deadline for 2005 Pennsy Fuel Tax Decals Tomorrow

In a press release, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue reminded truckers that this Friday, Dec. 31, is the deadline to apply for 2005 Motor Carriers Road Tax/IFTA decals

December 23, 2004 - Industry News

ATA Asks TSA to Switch From Fingerprint to Name-Based Background Checks for Hazardous Material Endorsement Approval

The American Trucking Associations last week filed comments critical of hazardous materials endorsement rules proposed by the Transportation Safety Administration, which was established by the U.S. Patriot Act

December 22, 2004 - Industry News

FMCSA Takes Aim at Crooked Household Goods Brokers

The feds have moved to lower the regulatory boom on brokers who scam consumers

December 21, 2004 - Industry News

Deadline Looms for Comments on HOS Supporting Docs Rules

Time to comment on mandated paperwork is running out

December 14, 2004 - Industry News

Kansas Opens Trucking Center Today

The Wichita Journal reports that the Kansas Corporation Commission, which oversees trucking in the state, will open a new facility today in Topeka

December 14, 2004 - Industry News

Canadian CRASH Says Trucker Fatalities Spike In the Early Morning

The Canadian Press reported this week that a safety group has called for tighter hours of service regulations, citing crash statistics from Transport Canada from 2000 to the end of 20002

December 12, 2004 - Industry News

Alabama Calls a Truck Safety Huddle reported Saturday that Alabama Department of Transportation Director Joe McInnes will meet with representatives of the Federal Highway Administration, state troopers, the Alabama Department of Revenue and the Alabama Trucking Associatio

December 7, 2004 - Industry News

FMCSA to Outline Research & Technology Projects Jan. 9 in D.C. Forum

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administation’s Office of Research and Technology is sponsoring a forum to provide insight into research and technology the agency sponsors

December 7, 2004 - Industry News

John Christner Trucking Salutes Million Milers

John Christner Trucking, Salpula, Okla., recently recognized these 2004 Million Mile Drivers for their outstanding safety records

November 29, 2004 - Industry News

House of Representatives Bans Mexican Trucks, But Will it Matter?

The omnibus spending bill passed by the House of Representatives Nov. 20. contains a provision aimed at restricting Mexican trucks from entering the U.S. in accordance with the North American Free Trade Agreement of 1993

November 29, 2004 - Industry News

Canadian Trucking Alliance Asks Government to Require "Black Boxes"

Canada’s largest trucking business organization has endorsed mandatory “black boxes” in Canadian trucks

November 29, 2004 - Industry News

TCA Audio Confab Targets Driver Safety

Sometimes we find ourselves stuck in a reactive rut when it comes to accident prevention. But how do we break the cycle and become truly proactive when it comes to protecting drivers and the public

November 19, 2004 - Industry News

Feds to Assess Long Beach/Los Angeles Port Problems

The U.S. Department of Transportation is getting involved in the problems plaguing the Long Beach and Los Angeles Ports. The agency will open a Long Beach office so federal officials can better assess challenges facing the port and its customer

November 18, 2004 - Industry News

TSA Begins Test of TWIC for Drivers, Dock Workers, Cargo Handlers

The Transportation Security Administration began testing the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Progra

November 14, 2004 - Industry News

2 First Fleet Drivers Mark 2-Million Safe Miles

First Fleet Inc., Murfreesboro, Tenn., announced that two of its drivers, William Womac and John Cole, have each achieved 2 million safe miles driven

November 9, 2004 - Industry News

HazMat Driver Screening Rules Take a Step Forward Today

The Transportation Security Administration today will act on background check requirements for hazmat drivers, according to the American Trucking Assns

November 5, 2004 - Industry News

FMCSA to Carriers: Thou Shalt Verify Driver Hours of Service.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration aims to tighten carrier responsibility for verifying driver hours of service and supporting log


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