Safety & Compliance

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August 10, 2004 - Industry News

Truckers Drove 448 Million Miles to Get Here

Three hundred and seventy professional truck drivers from all 50 states will arrive in Salt Lake City, Utah, next week for the 2004 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC)

August 10, 2004 - Industry News

CEI Hosts Free NASCAR Training Event Friday

CEI and the Safety Wins team invites drivers to attend safety training at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. on Friday.

August 9, 2004 - Industry News

Energy & Engine Technology Backs Anti-Idling Bill

Energy & Engine Technology Corp. (EENT) has announced it is supporting the Idling Tax Credit Act of 2004, introduced last April by Congresswoman Kay Granger, R-Texas

August 5, 2004 - Industry News

OOIDA/Swift Transportation Case to Proceed

A U.S. District Court has issued an order resolving a number of outstanding motions in the class action suit brought by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers against Swift Transportation Inc

August 5, 2004 - Industry News

Ban on N.Y. Trucks Partially Lifted

The New York City Police Department has partly lifted its ban on trucks and vans entering New York's Manhattan just days after increasing security following a federal alert about possible terrorist plots

August 4, 2004 - Industry News

Restrictions Remain in Effect for Commercial Traffic

The following restrictions remain in effect due to the Homeland Security Advisory System alert being elevated to code Orange

August 3, 2004 - Industry News

Commercial Truck Restrictions Remain in Effect

The following restrictions remain in effect due to the Homeland Security Advisory System alert being elevated to code Orange

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

Truck Restrictions Remain in Effect in N.Y., N.J. and D.C.

The following restrictions remain in effect due to the Homeland Security Advisory System alert being elevated to code Orange

July 30, 2004 - Industry News

EPA’s Leavitt Names New Chief of Staff

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Mike Leavitt Friday named Rich McKeown as his new chief of staff

July 30, 2004 - Industry News

September’s Brake Safety Campaign Adds New Feature

The Operation Air Brake Campaign that takes place throughout the United States and Canada next month is adding a new feature to its efforts to improve commercial vehicle brake safety

July 23, 2004 - Industry News

California Restricts Diesel Idling to 5 Minutes

California air pollution officials late last week approved a new rule that will make it illegal to leave diesel-powered trucks and buses running idle for longer than five minutes

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

Judge Rules Against Arbitration Clause

A federal judge in Utah has ruled that arbitration clauses in C.R. England’s agreements with independent contractors unfairly favor the carrier, thus allowing a lawsuit charging federal truth-in-leasing violations to go forward.

July 16, 2004 - Industry News

U.S. Court of Appeals Tosses Out Hours of Service Regs

A public interest group scored a major victory today when the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent the federal government’s hours of service regulations back to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for review

July 13, 2004 - Industry News

OOIDA Files Suit Against DAC Services

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. (OOIDA) has filed a class action suit against Oklahoma-based USIS Commercial Services Inc., better known in the trucking industry as DAC Services.

June 22, 2004 - Industry News

Free Software Upgrade for California Trucks

Truckers are urged to take advantage of new low NOx software upgrades

June 8, 2004 - Industry News

Reagan Ceremonies to Make D.C. Travel Difficult

The Highway Information Sharing and Analysis Center (ISAC) has contacted federal and local DOT and Law Enforcement agencies to forecast closures or delays resulting from the Ronald Reagan Presidential memorial event

June 7, 2004 - Industry News

High Court Gives Nod to Mexican Trucks in U.S.

The Supreme Court ruled today that the Bush administration can skip a lengthy environmental study and open U.S. roadways to Mexican trucks

May 27, 2004 - Industry News

Vacationers: Watch for Commercial Drivers

As vacationers hit the road this summer, the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) reminds motorists that for many drivers, the road is where they work

May 21, 2004 - Industry News

FMCSA Posts New Rules for Driver Training

Beginning July 20, 2004, employers of commercial vehicle drivers operating in interstate commerce must make sure that entry-level drivers receive training

May 19, 2004 - Industry News

Illinois OKs Truck Speed Hike, But Veto Looms

Illinois legislators this week approved a bill that permits truck drivers to travel 65 mph on rural stretches of the state’s interstate highways, but the governor plans to veto the bill

May 19, 2004 - Industry News

Federal Drug Test Proposal May Affect Trucking

A proposal to allow federal agencies to use sweat, saliva and hair in controlled substance testing of government workers may ultimately affect truck drivers

May 12, 2004 - Industry News

Certification of New Mitsubishi Trucks Halted

Japanese transportation authorities have halted certification of new vehicles made by Mitsubishi Fuso Truck following allegations company officials covered up defects that caused wheels to come loose

May 11, 2004 - Industry News

Bush Signs Nonroad Diesel Rule

The Bush Administration’s Clean Air Nonroad Diesel Rule, signed Tuesday, will cut emission levels from construction, agricultural and industrial diesel-powered equipment by more than 90%,

May 11, 2004 - Industry News

Engine Builders Vow to Meet EPA’s Nonroad Rules

The Engine Manufacturers Assn. (EMA) responded positively to the announcement of the nonroad diesel engine and fuel regulation finalized Tuesday by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

April 28, 2004 - Industry News

DOT Report Shows Slight Hike in Truck-Involved Deaths

A preliminary report on 2003 highway deaths issued Wednesday by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) indicates that truck-involved fatalities may drop below 5,00

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