Safety & Compliance

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Congress Moves Closer to DOT Funding

Congress is getting closer to providing operating funds for the Department of Transportation for the next fiscal year

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Trucker Saw Warning Lights Before Train Hit

As the National Transportation Safety Board sifted through conflicting testimony during a three-day hearing this week on the fatal Bourbonnais, IL, truck-train crash, the Chicago Tribune reported that the truck driver saw warning lights flashing before he tried to speed through a railroad crossing

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House Moves Toward Vote On Truck Safety Legislation

Truck safety reform legislation that would create a National Motor Carrier Administration is headed for a House vote later this month

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Conflicting Reports At Train Crash Hearing

A three-day National Transportation Safety Board hearing hopes to shed new light on the tragic Amtrak train-truck crash that happened in March in Bourbonnais, IL, but conflicting reports so far don't offer much hope

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Carriers Want Confidentiality

Twenty-four carriers have requested confidentiality under new rules regarding financial and operating data interstate trucking companies must file with the Bureau of Transportation Statistics

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Rail Safety Bill Would Give Rails a Tax Break

Railroads would get a nifty tax break under rail crossing safety legislation now circulating on Capitol Hill

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Safety Bill Will Move Quickly in House

Truck safety legislation will be the top item on the House Transportation Committee's list when Congress returns to work Wednesday after its August recess. The package of reforms would fulfill trucking's long-time dream of a separate motor carrier administration in the Department of Transportation

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FHWA Cracks Down On Rail Crossing Violators

Starting October 4, truck or bus drivers convicted of violating railroad/highway grade crossing laws will temporarily lose their commercial licenses

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Oregon Governor Signs Trucking Bills

Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has signed two bills of significance to the trucking industry and vetoed a bill that would have raised speed limits in the state

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NTSB To Hold Public Hearing On Truck-Train Collision

The National Transportation Safety Board will hold a public hearing next week on the fatal truck-train accident that happened in March in Bourbonnais, IL

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