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December 27, 2010

And They Wonder Why We're Cynical

For all the fretting and hand-wringing, and for the hundreds of thousands of dollars spent on listening sessions and research and fact finding, what we got from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Dec. 23 is a farce disguised as a proposed hours of service rule

November 29, 2010

Stuck in Third Gear

In the final days or maybe hours until FMCSA's latest hours of service proposal is revealed, I'm more than a little taken aback by comments I'm hearing from some drivers. More than a few drivers think that an eight-hour driving day would be fine.

October 26, 2010

Fuel Economy Regs: What's the Point?

Just curious here: What is it the EPA and NHTSA believe they can accomplish by regulating fuel efficiency standards that the market isn't already doing, or wouldn't do if the economic argument made sense

August 1, 2007

The Politics of Green

Environmental and energy issues are hot topics on Capitol Hill. What they'll mean for trucking is anyone's guess. But you can count on one thing: They will have an effect.

August 1, 2007

The Pre-Buy Ride

Federal emissions regulations have sent truck purchasing cycles on a roller coaster ride that has far-reaching effects.

June 1, 2006

NHTSA Proposes Shorter Stops

Proposal would require big tractors to stop 20 percent to 30 percent shorter.

January 1, 2006

HOS: Here And There

New Canadian hours of service rules are much the same as in the U.S. - but they're more flexible.

January 1, 2006

Non-Compliant Lighting

When it comes to lighting, there's another factor added to the equation: compliance with federal safety standards.


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