Safety & Compliance

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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

April 28, 2004 - Industry News

CTA Seeks Relief from Nation’s Highest Diesel Prices

The California Trucking Assn. delivered a letter to Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Wednesday, seeking to allow federally approved diesel fuel into the state until prices meet the national diesel fuel average

April 22, 2004 - Industry News

Legislation Encourages Halt to Engine Idling

Congresswoman Kay Granger (R-Texas) has introduced legislation offering financial incentives to encourage the trucking industry to aid in the nation’s drive for cleaner air by reducing engine idling

March 25, 2004 - Industry News

Inflation Labels Now Available From TRIB

Tire inflation labels are now available for purchase from the Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) in both English and French

March 11, 2004 - Industry News

ATA Asks Energy Chief for Diesel Price Relief

Warning that skyrocketing diesel prices could hinder the economic recovery and cripple the trucking industry, the American Trucking Assns. this week urged the U.S. Energy Secretary to take action

March 8, 2004 - Industry News

Illinois Sides with Schneider Over California Fees

The state of Illinois has ruled that Schneider National doesn’t have to pay more than $10.7 million in trailer fees and penalties assessed by the California Department of Motor Vehicles

February 25, 2004 - Industry News

AMI Leasing Joins EPA SmartWay Partnership

AMI Leasing and Fleet Management Services of Worcester, Mass., has joined the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SmartWay Transport Partnership, a national partnership to reduce greenhouse gas and other emissions from ground freight transportation.

February 12, 2004 - Industry News

TRIP Report Cites Need for National Freight Policy

California roads and highways carry more truck traffic than any other state in the nation, according to a new study from The Road Information Program (TRIP)

February 4, 2004 - Industry News

Menlo Worldwide Earns C-TPAT Certification

Menlo Worldwide Forwarding, Redwood City, Calif., has announced that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has formally certified the company as a participant in the U.S. Customs' Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT

January 30, 2004 - Industry News

OOIDA Ordered to Pay Prime $600,000

A U.S. District Court has ordered the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. to pay almost $600,000 to Prime Inc. for attorney’s fees the carrier incurred defending itself against an OOIDA suit

January 27, 2004 - Industry News

Hoffa Lauds DOT’s Chassis Inspection Program

International Brotherhood of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa hailed Monday’s announcement by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) that it will launch a safety inspection program for intermodal container chassis

January 22, 2004 - Industry News

PureSafety Expands Driver Safety Library

PureSafety, Nashville, Tenn., has expanded its driver safety course library to help meet the training risk management needs of companies operating motor vehicle fleets of any kind.

January 21, 2004 - Industry News

Toll Hike OK’d for Pennsylvania Turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has increased tolls on the turnpike and its extensions by 5.3 cents per mile on average for commercial vehicles, bringing the rates to an average of 17.7 cents per mile

January 16, 2004 - Industry News

Donaldson Retrofitting 1,100 NY School Buses

Donaldson Co. Inc., Minneapolis, is providing 1,100 EPA-approved emissions control devices for the New York State Clean Air School Bus Program

December 11, 2003 - Industry News

West Coast Ports Get Electronic ID

Marine terminal operators have introduced a new wireless truck identification system that will increase the safety and efficiency of containerized cargo handling at ports throughout the West Coast

December 10, 2003 - Industry News

Hoffa Calls for Truck Safety at Ports

Teamsters General President James Hoffa has challenged Congress to pass the Intermodal Equipment Safety and Responsibility Act of 2003, (HR 2863)

November 21, 2003 - Industry News

ATA Voices Concerns About New Cargo Rules

Late last week, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced new rules to help identify cargo shipped into and out of the country

November 6, 2003 - Industry News

TSA Delays Hazmat Background Checks

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issued an amendment this week to the interim final rule regarding implementation of background checks for commercial drivers license holders with the hazardous materials endorsement

November 6, 2003 - Industry News

Trucking Listeners Offered Free Air Gauges

Bridgestone/Firestone North American Tire and the Tire Retread Information Bureau (TRIB) are encouraging truckers to regularly monitor air pressur

November 3, 2003 - Industry News

Wheaton Presents Safety Performance Award

Wheaton World Wide Moving, Indiapolis, Ind., recently named Vince Butler the first recipient of the J.B. Cupp Safety Performance award

October 31, 2003 - Industry News

RSPA Clarifies Hazmat Jurisdiction

Federal rules governing hazardous materials apply to a carrier’s possession from pickup through delivery, according to the U. S. Department of Transportation’s Research and Special Programs Administration (RSPA)

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

MTRN's Million Milers Get Run Hard Trucking Gear

Run Hard Trucking Gear, an outfitter and supplier to the truck driver, is now the exclusive clothing supplier for The Midnight Trucking Radio Network’s Million Mile Club

October 27, 2003 - Industry News

Study Shows the Wisdom of the 4-Second Rule

Smith System Driver Improvement Institute Inc., a Texas-based company that specializes in professional driver training, has released the results of an analysis that found tailgating to be the most common driving error

October 23, 2003 - Industry News

ATC Conducts Ag Survey of 25,000 Truck Firms

The Agricultural Transporters Conference (ATC) of the American Trucking Assns. (ATA) has begun a partnership with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to develop and implement a "Guide for Security Management Practices in Agricultural Commodity Transportation,

October 21, 2003 - Industry News

USF Glen Moore Wins a Pair of Safety Awards

USF Glen Moore Inc., Carlisle, Pa., has won two national safety awards from the American Trucking Assns. (ATA).


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