August 5, 2003 - Industry News
Boeing Shared Services Group employee Mark Koruga has been named 2003 Driver of the Year, Private Carrier, by the Washington Trucking Assn. (WTA) and the Washington State Patrol
August 4, 2003 - Industry News
Ol’ Blue USA, a nonprofit public charity dedicated to educating the nation about highway safety, has posted a public service video provided by Michelin Americas Truck Tires, to the charity’s web site, www.olblueusa.org
July 31, 2003 - Industry News
The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) late Thursday applauded the U.S. House introduction of H.R. 2863, the Intermodal Equipment Safety and Responsibility Act of 2003.
In an effort to streamline the annual reporting of drug and alcohol data and eliminate some confusion, the U.S. Department of Transportation has adopted a one-page reporting form
July 28, 2003 - Industry News
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), an agency of the Homeland Security Dept., has proposed regulations to obtain advance information concerning shipments of goods across U.S. borders
July 24, 2003 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has withdrawn a proposed rulemaking to rescind restrictions on the locations of television receivers in commercial motor vehicles.
"If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it" appeared to be the prevailing rule behind a recent decision by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to withdraw a proposal to make the North American Uniform Out-of-Service Criteria par
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has dropped an inquiry into the English language requirement for truck drivers, concluding that there is not enough quantifiable data to support changes
July 22, 2003 - Industry News
Transport America recently received the Platinum Award from Great West Insurance, which recognized Transport America for its low accident frequency rate per million miles of operation.
Schneider National Inc. is participating in the Canada Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA) Partners in Protection (PIP) progra
July 21, 2003 - Industry News
Blue Bird Corp. has introduced the Blue Bird Vision school bus with improved line of sigh
July 18, 2003 - Industry News
With the fifth straight annual drop in truck-involved fatalities, the U.S. trucking industry and its safety programs helped produce one of the few bright spots in the nation's latest highway safety report
July 17, 2003 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has moved to close what many see as a huge loophole in driver screening rules
July 15, 2003 - Industry News
DriveCam Video systems, San Diego, Calif. a developer of fleet safety technology, has introduced HindSight 20/20 version 4.
July 9, 2003 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) begins its Hazardous Materials Safety and Security Field Operational Test later this month
July 1, 2003 - Industry News
Full implementation of California law AB 2650 begins today
June 30, 2003 - Industry News
ChevronTexaco Global Lubricants, a provider of heavy-duty engine oils, lubricants and coolants, said its Delo brand of lubricants will sponsor the Texas Motor Transport Assn.'s (TMTA) mobile classroom and driver simulator
June 26, 2003 - Industry News
The American Trucking Assns.(ATA) and the Assn. of American Railroads(AAR) have agreed that their two organizations will support
Effective July 28, dromedary equipped tractor-trailer combinations transporting Class 1 explosives and/or security related munitions will be classified as special equipment by the Federal Highway Administration
June 24, 2003 - Industry News
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
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
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
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
The National Motorists Assn. (NMA) has designated June as Lane Courtesy Month and is asking motorists to "Do The RIGHT Thing!
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released its June 2003 study called, "An Analysis of Fatal Large Truck Crashes."
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