Safety & Compliance

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March 31, 2003 - Industry News

Oklahoma Pushing Fuel Tax Hikes

Legislation to increase fuel taxes in Oklahoma won approval from the Senate Transportation Committee late last month, and if approved by voters

March 31, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Increases Safety Fines

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has made inflation adjustments to penalties for non-compliance with federal safety rules

March 28, 2003 - Industry News

Truckers Recognize Safest S.C. Fleets

The South Carolina Trucking Assn. presented Milliken and Co., a Spartanburg-based firm, with the industry's top safety award.

March 27, 2003 - Industry News

Con-Way LTL Carriers Win Canadian Security OK

The four less-than-truckload freight carriers of Con-Way Transportation Services Inc. an operating company of CNF Inc., have been approved by the Canadian Customs and Revenue Agency (CCRA)

March 26, 2003 - Industry News

S&LPMC Announces 2003 Safety Contests

Great West Casualty Co. and the ATA Safety & Loss Prevention Management Council are once again gearing up to host the 2003 ATA Truck and Industrial Safety Contest

March 25, 2003 - Industry News

Hazmat Carrier Security Plans/Training Due by Dec.'03

The U.S. Department of Transportation has published final rules giving hazardous materials shippers and carriers nine months to come up with a security plan and train workers on the specifics

March 20, 2003 - Industry News

Arkansas House Sends Truck Bill to Governor

The Arkansas House this week sent Gov. Mike Huckabee a bill that gives tax breaks to truckers

March 18, 2003 - Industry News

Fleets Warned To Tighten Security As War Looms

An industrywide alert has been released by the Trucking Information Sharing and Analysis Center (Truck ISAC), operated by the American Trucking Assns.

March 14, 2003 - Industry News

Warren Hoemann Named FMCSA Deputy

Warren Hoemann, former vice president of the California Trucking Assn., has been named chief counsel and acting deputy administrator at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

March 12, 2003 - Industry News

TCA Announces Grand Prize Fleet Safety Winners

The Truckload Carriers Assn. (TCA) has announced Voyager Express of Denver and Hogan Transports of St. Louis as grand prize winners of the 2002 National Fleet Safety Awards

March 3, 2003 - Industry News

Anderson Trucking Wins Safety Award

Anderson Trucking Service Inc. has received a Platinum Award for Safety and Operational Excellence by Great West Risk Management, during a ceremony at the ATS corporate offices in St. Cloud, Minn.

February 27, 2003 - Industry News

DOT Agrees to Issue Truck Safety Rules

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has agreed to issue a series of truck safety rules to settle a lawsuit brought by safety advocates last fall.

February 26, 2003 - Industry News

UPS Chairman Named to President's Export Council

Mike Eskew, the chairman and CEO of United Parcel Service was sworn in by President George W. Bush to the President's Export Council on Wednesday.

February 26, 2003 - Industry News

Oshkosh Truck Gets $5 Million in U.S. Research Funds

Oshkosh Truck Corp. has received two federal grants to further develop its ProPulse hybrid electric drive technology for heavy trucks.

February 25, 2003 - Industry News

Driver Gets Vision Waiver, But Still Isn't Legal

After some seven years of petitions and court battles, Ohio trucker Jerry Parker has his exemption from federal vision requirements –- but he’ll have to get a prosthetic device if he wants to drive interstate

February 25, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Asks for Comments on Graduated CDL

The Federal Highway Safety Administration has asked for comments regarding the need for a graduated commercial driver’s license

February 24, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Extends Comment Period on Chassis Maintenance

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended the comment period on a proposed negotiated rulemaking concerning intermodal container chassis and trailer maintenance

February 18, 2003 - Industry News

Oklahoma Giving Many Carriers the Boot

The Oklahoma Tax Commission has begun sending out letters to many carriers that are base-plated in Oklahoma through the International Registration Program (IRP)

February 18, 2003 - Industry News

Transport Canada Publishes New Hours of Service

Transport Canada has proposed a new federal hours-of-service regulation for Canadian truck and bus drivers,

February 10, 2003 - Industry News

Government Asks For Input on Cargo Tank Safety

The Research and Special Programs Administration is soliciting comments and information on ways to reduce risks posed by wetlines on cargo tanks hauling flammable liquids

February 5, 2003 - Industry News

Outwit, Outdrive, Outlast: Drivers Need Tools To Be Survivors

Can you tell when you are exhibiting signs of rage while driving? How do you know when your elderly parent should stop driving? What three hurdles should teenagers clear before learning to drive? AAA answers these questions and more in its new book, Driving Survival, by Jim MacPherson. AAA's latest title in its Auto Guide series offers readers a comprehensive look at a wide variety of driving situations and how to handle them

February 4, 2003 - Industry News

DOT Issues Temporary Restrictions For Canadian Explosives Haulers

The U.S.Department of Transportation, has issued temporary regulations requiring truck and rail operators carrying explosives from Canada to the U.S. to register with Transport Canada, the Canadian agency responsible for transportation safety

January 31, 2003 - Industry News

Georgia Motor Trucking Assn. Endorses PrePass

The Georgia Motor Trucking Assn. (GMTA) has endorsed PrePass, the nation's first commercially available, coast-to-coast electronic pre-clearance weigh station bypass system.

January 31, 2003 - Industry News

Arkansas House OKs Sales Tax Bill For Truckers

A bill that would limit the state sales tax on trucking equipment and provide amnesty from the taxes owed on past purchases cleared the Arkansas House last week

January 29, 2003 - Industry News

FMCSA Says No To Shorter Disqualifications

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has denied a request to shorten CDL disqualification periods for serious offenses committed in a non-commercial vehicle.


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