Safety & Compliance

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September 14, 2004 - Industry News

Highway Watch Gets $21 Million from Homeland Security

The Department of Homeland Security this week announced an additional $21 million grant, available for use beginning March 2005, for the American Trucking Assns.’ (ATA) Highway Watch program

September 13, 2004 - Industry News

WBKO-TV and Ol’ Blue Produce Safety Film

Kentucky’s drivers may be more careful and safer these days, thanks to a public service announcement featuring Kentucky Vehicle Enforcement and Ol’ Blue, USA.

September 9, 2004 - Industry News

EPA Releases Particulate Matter Research Report

The Environmental Protection Agency has released the report, "Particulate Matter (PM) Research Program: Five Years of Progress.

September 9, 2004 - Industry News

ATA, Yellow Roadway Issue Driving Tips for Teens

The American Trucking Assns. (ATA) and Yellow Roadway Corp. have produced several thousand packets of highway safety cards to be distributed to high school driver education classe

September 2, 2004 - Industry News

Iteris Reveals Survey Report from Drivers

Iteris, Inc., Anaheim, Calif., has released the results of its recent International Driver Satisfaction Study for the deployment of its Lane Departure Warning (LDW) system in commercial trucks

September 1, 2004 - Industry News

FMCSA Seeks Time to Research HOS setback

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration filed a motion with a Washington, D.C. appeals court this week, requesting a stay that will give the agency time to decide how the controversial hours of service rules need to be changed

August 20, 2004 - Industry News

Florida Waives Some Restrictions on Relief Vehicles

The Florida Department of Transportation has been directed to "waive the size and weight restriction

August 18, 2004 - Industry News

New Border Cargo Rules Take Effect in November

The Department of Homeland Security announced this week trucks that carry freight over the border must describe their cargo in advance in electronic messages to customs officials beginning in November

August 12, 2004 - Industry News

New Tire Safety Inflation Cage From ARI-HETRA

For shops servicing large tires and multi-piece rims, ARI-HETRA has introduced a new Safety Inflation Cage Model WS-3502

August 10, 2004 - Industry News

New NHTSA Report Says Truck-involved Deaths Below 5,000

The latest national highway fatality figures, issued Tuesday by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), show the trucking industry holding its own in regard to highway safety

August 10, 2004 - Industry News

ATA Council Conference Focuses on Trucking Safely

The Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council of the American Trucking Assns. (ATA) is taking a fresh look at traditional safety and human resources topics during its 2004 National Conference & Exhibition,

August 10, 2004 - Industry News

Truckers Drove 448 Million Miles to Get Here

Three hundred and seventy professional truck drivers from all 50 states will arrive in Salt Lake City, Utah, next week for the 2004 National Truck Driving Championships (NTDC)

August 10, 2004 - Industry News

CEI Hosts Free NASCAR Training Event Friday

CEI and the Safety Wins team invites drivers to attend safety training at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. on Friday.

August 9, 2004 - Industry News

Energy & Engine Technology Backs Anti-Idling Bill

Energy & Engine Technology Corp. (EENT) has announced it is supporting the Idling Tax Credit Act of 2004, introduced last April by Congresswoman Kay Granger, R-Texas

August 5, 2004 - Industry News

OOIDA/Swift Transportation Case to Proceed

A U.S. District Court has issued an order resolving a number of outstanding motions in the class action suit brought by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers against Swift Transportation Inc

August 5, 2004 - Industry News

Ban on N.Y. Trucks Partially Lifted

The New York City Police Department has partly lifted its ban on trucks and vans entering New York's Manhattan just days after increasing security following a federal alert about possible terrorist plots

August 4, 2004 - Industry News

Restrictions Remain in Effect for Commercial Traffic

The following restrictions remain in effect due to the Homeland Security Advisory System alert being elevated to code Orange

August 3, 2004 - Industry News

Commercial Truck Restrictions Remain in Effect

The following restrictions remain in effect due to the Homeland Security Advisory System alert being elevated to code Orange

August 2, 2004 - Industry News

Truck Restrictions Remain in Effect in N.Y., N.J. and D.C.

The following restrictions remain in effect due to the Homeland Security Advisory System alert being elevated to code Orange

July 30, 2004 - Industry News

EPA’s Leavitt Names New Chief of Staff

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Mike Leavitt Friday named Rich McKeown as his new chief of staff

July 30, 2004 - Industry News

September’s Brake Safety Campaign Adds New Feature

The Operation Air Brake Campaign that takes place throughout the United States and Canada next month is adding a new feature to its efforts to improve commercial vehicle brake safety

July 23, 2004 - Industry News

California Restricts Diesel Idling to 5 Minutes

California air pollution officials late last week approved a new rule that will make it illegal to leave diesel-powered trucks and buses running idle for longer than five minutes

July 19, 2004 - Industry News

Judge Rules Against Arbitration Clause

A federal judge in Utah has ruled that arbitration clauses in C.R. England’s agreements with independent contractors unfairly favor the carrier, thus allowing a lawsuit charging federal truth-in-leasing violations to go forward.

July 16, 2004 - Industry News

U.S. Court of Appeals Tosses Out Hours of Service Regs

A public interest group scored a major victory today when the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals sent the federal government’s hours of service regulations back to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for review

July 13, 2004 - Industry News

OOIDA Files Suit Against DAC Services

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. (OOIDA) has filed a class action suit against Oklahoma-based USIS Commercial Services Inc., better known in the trucking industry as DAC Services.


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