Safety & Compliance

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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

November 2, 2004 - Industry News

CFI Holds Third Annual Truck Driving Championships

Contract Freighters Inc., recently held its third annual CFI Truck Driving Championships at corporate headquarters in Joplin, Mo

October 27, 2004 - Industry News

FTC Finds Fault in Right to Repair Bill

The Federal Trade Commission criticizes a proposed right to repair bill in a recent letter to U.S. Rep. John Dingel

October 20, 2004 - Industry News

Operation Airbrake Finds Small Increase in Bad Brakes

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance announced its 6th annual Operation Air Brake campaign was completed throughout Canada and the U.S

October 13, 2004 - Industry News

Ohio to Test Grade Crossing Safety Gizmo

The U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded a $497,050 grant to the Ohio Rail Development Commission to test a safety device that blocks all lanes of traffic at a high-risk highway-rail grade crossing

October 11, 2004 - Industry News

USDA & ATA Team on Security Guidelines

The U.S. Department of Agriculture last week released a new voluntary security guidance document for truck transporters of agricultural and food products

October 10, 2004 - Industry News

It’s a Jungle Out There

Deer-vehicle collisions have risen by 9% in Illinois and state officials are warning drivers that autumn is the busiest season for these crashes as deer seek mates and food

October 7, 2004 - Industry News

Accolades for Averitt Aces

Averitt Express recently held its company-wide 2004 Truck Driving and Dock Safety Championship

October 1, 2004 - Industry News

Chicagoland Truck Tolls to Double

Truck tolls with double for trucks on Chicago area toll roads under a plan approved Thursday by the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority.

September 30, 2004 - Industry News

House Extends New HOS Rules for a Year

The U.S. House of Representatives approved stop-gap, temporary highway funding Thursday in a bill that includes an extension of the new hours of service rule

September 23, 2004 - Industry News

DOT to Upgrade Mexican Border Truck Inspections

Transportation Secretary Norman Y. Mineta announced $31.2 million in grants to improve border truck inspection facilitie

September 22, 2004 - Industry News

FedEx Ground, Central Freight, Sinclair Win Safety Honors

The American Trucking Associations has named three motor carriers as winners of its 2004 National Truck Safety Contest

September 21, 2004 - Industry News

Distribution Technologies Tests Fatigue Monitoring System

Distribution Technologies Inc., an Ohio-based carrier and logistics provider, is testing a driver fatigue monito

September 20, 2004 - Industry News

DOT to Distribute 1.73 Million Hazmat Guidebooks

U. S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta said the Department of Transportation is distributing 1.73 million copies of a new hazmat safety manual

September 17, 2004 - Industry News

Safety Belt Usage Among Americans at 80%

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Norman Y. Mineta announced last week that a record 80% of Americans wear safety belts while driving or riding in their vehicles


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