April 6, 2014 - Industry News
By the time 2020 rolls around, you can expect new trucks to be equipped with mandatory stability control and collision avoidance technology, according to Fred Andersky, director of government and industry affairs for Bendix.
Tags: Regulations, Electronic Stability Control, Bendix, Mid-America Trucking Show, Collision Avoidance, NHTSA
April 1, 2014 - Industry News
MATS, LOUISVILLE -- While encouraging audience members to file their comments on recently proposed legislation for mandatory electronic logs and the agency's research into new-entrant requirements, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne Ferro last week also noted that the agency is going ahead with a pilot study of split sleep.
Tags: FMCSA, Hours of Service, Fatigue, Anne Ferro, Electronic Logging Devices, Mid-America Trucking Show
March 31, 2014 - Industry News
MATS, LOUISVILLE – There were a variety of suggestions from industry players on how to implement a new-entrant testing system Friday during the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's public listening session at the Mid-America Trucking Show.
Tags: FMCSA, Regulations, OOIDA, Owner-Operators, Mid-America Trucking Show, Brokers
March 11, 2014 - Industry News
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration chief Anne Ferro will give an update on federal trucking legislation and regulations at the upcoming Fleet Forum, scheduled for this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky.
Tags: Events, Mid-America Trucking Show, Heavy Duty Trucking magazine, Anne Ferro, Regulations, HDT Truck Fleet Innovators, HDT
March 10, 2014 - Industry News
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has set the time for a listening session it announced earlier for this year’s Mid America Trucking Show, which is later this month.
Tags: FMCSA, Regulations, Mid-America Trucking Show
March 26, 2013 - Industry News
LOUISVILLE -- The fleet management and compliance software provider XRS Corp. has entered into a co-marketing agreement with the weigh station bypass service company Drivewyze, allowing its customers to use its service at what both are calling an “exclusive discount.”
Tags: Drivewyze, XRS, Mid-America Trucking Show, Weigh Stations
March 25, 2013 - Industry News
In a Friday "listening session" the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration hosted regarding its proposed entry-level driver training stories, truck driver training school officials warned that the proposal would make the current driver shortage even worse.
Tags: FMCSA, drivers, Driver Training, Driver Shortage, Mid-America Trucking Show, Anne Ferro
March 20, 2013 - Industry News
Bendix engineers are warning truck owners that if they aren't careful about the choice of replacement friction new trucks designed to meet the latest stopping distance requirements, they could negate the improved stopping distance that was designed into the trucks.
Tags: Bendix, Brakes, Mid-America Trucking Show
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