Safety & Compliance

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June 24, 2003 - Industry News

How Bad Roads Kill Good Drivers

A highly heralded intersection safety program pioneered by AAA Michigan and its partners is featured in the July issue of Reader's Digest

June 20, 2003 - Industry News

Senate Panel Backs Sandberg for Top FMCSA Post

The Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee late last week endorsed Annette Sandberg as head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

June 17, 2003 - Industry News

TCA Talks Truck Routing with NYC Officials

Traveling into and through New York City can be quite frustrating for trucking companies, especially those pulling 53-foot semitrailers

June 10, 2003 - Industry News

TCA 'Disappointed' in FMCSA Younger Driver Ruling

Robert Hirsch, president of the Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) said Tuesday he is disappointed with a decision made by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

June 10, 2003 - Industry News

It’s Lane Courtesy Month – So Move to the Right

The National Motorists Assn. (NMA) has designated June as Lane Courtesy Month and is asking motorists to "Do The RIGHT Thing!

June 10, 2003 - Industry News

NHTSA Releases Report on Fatal Large Truck Crashes

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released its June 2003 study called, "An Analysis of Fatal Large Truck Crashes."

June 10, 2003 - Industry News

DOT Report Says NAFTA Delays Expected

A report issued by the Department of Transportation’s Office of the Inspector General (OIG) suggests the loss of a lawsuit in April could delay the opening of the Mexican border to trucks by two more years

June 9, 2003 - Industry News

FDA Proposes New Rules to Track Food

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed new rules requiring additional recordkeeping for just about anyone who comes in contact with food for human or animal consumption, including trucking companies

June 9, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Nixes Younger Driver Pilot Program

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has denied a request by the Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) to conduct a pilot program that would enable certain drivers between the ages of 18 and 21

June 9, 2003 - Industry News

Oil Company Owner Guilty in Tax Case

A federal jury in Boston has found Covenant Oil Co. Inc. owner Augstine Pesaturo Jr. of Wakefield, Mass., guilty of evading the assessment and payment of motor vehicle fuel excise taxes owed by his business

June 9, 2003 - Industry News

TRALA Wins Vicarious Liability Exemption

Connecticut lawmakers have approved legislation that would eliminate vicarious liability for truck lessors as long as the loss is insured for $2 million --

May 30, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Studies Fatigue in Teamster Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is preparing to launch a fatigue management study of union drivers

May 22, 2003 - Industry News

Driver Safety Down, Rudeness Up

America's motorists are becoming more dangerous and increasingly rude, according to the fifth annual "Nerves of Steel" aggressive driving survey conducted by TheSteelAlliance.

May 22, 2003 - Industry News

Hey! Wake Up! You’re Behind the Wheel!

Alertness Solutions, a Cupertino, Calif., consulting firm that specializes in alertness management, has introduced Awake at the Wheel, a 32-page guide and 36-minute audio CD to help drivers avoid drowsy driving

May 21, 2003 - Industry News

Whitman Resigns as EPA Administrator

EPA Administrator Christie Whitman said Wednesday she met with President Bush at the White House on Tuesday afternoon and tendered her resignation as administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, effective June 27

May 20, 2003 - Industry News

Trucking Industry Warned to be on ‘Ready Alert’

The Trucking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Truck ISAC) announced Tuesday afternoon that although the Homeland Security Advisory System has been raised to level Orange,

May 19, 2003 - Industry News

Marten Adds 43 Million Safe Miles

Marten Transport of Mondovi, Wis. has officially added 43 million miles to its safety record as it recognizes 43 of its drivers

May 15, 2003 - Industry News

Schneider National Sues California's DMV

Schneider National has filed a lawsuit against the California Department of Motor Vehicles charging that a $10-million fine levied against the Green Bay, Wis.-based carrier violates the International Registration Plan and the U.S. Constitution

May 14, 2003 - Industry News

Highway Reauthorization Plan Would Cost $247 Billion

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Mineta Wednesday unveiled the Bush Administration’s $247-billion surface transportation reauthorization proposal

May 13, 2003 - Industry News

BOC Driver is 5th Honored by NPTC

Vernon E. Good, who has driven safely for more than 3.5 million miles during a 31-year career with BOC, has become the fifth BOC driver inducted into the National Private Truck Council (NPTC) Driver Hall of Fame.

May 12, 2003 - Industry News

Elite Accepted Into C-TPAT Security Program

Elite International Transportation has been officially accepted as a member of the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection's Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C- TPAT) program.

May 12, 2003 - Industry News

9,000 Inspectors Will Be Pulling Trucks Over in June

The 16th annual International Roadcheck will be held June 3-5 throughout the United States, Canada and Mexico.

May 2, 2003 - Industry News

TSA Issues Rule on Hazmat CDL Background Check

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the U.S. Department of Transportation Friday issued an interim final rule

May 1, 2003 - Industry News

Illinois Groups Assail Plan to Repeal Transportation Tax Exemption

The Illinois State Chamber of Commerce, in conjunction with the Illinois Rolling Stock Alliance, a recently formed coalition of 32 Illinois-based interstate transportation groups

April 30, 2003 - Industry News

NPTC, PrePass Sponsor Safety Guide

The National Private Truck Council (NPTC) has joined together with PrePass, the weigh station bypass system, to introduce the Best Practices Safety Guide

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