July 24, 2003 - Industry News
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."
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
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
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
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
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
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is preparing to launch a fatigue management study of union drivers
May 22, 2003 - Industry News
America's motorists are becoming more dangerous and increasingly rude, according to the fifth annual "Nerves of Steel" aggressive driving survey conducted by TheSteelAlliance.
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