February 7, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered two drivers and one trucking to seek life outside of the trucking industry following what it describes as some dangerous behavior behind the wheel.
February 3, 2014
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will officially propose a rule that would require certain shippers, receivers, and carriers who transport food by motor or rail vehicles to take steps to prevent the contamination of human and animal food during transportation.
January 30, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has expanded emergency declarations it issued earlier this month, waiving enforcement of some federal regulations for certain movements of propane and other home heating fuels due to shortages
January 28, 2014
The American Transportation Research Institute has released a new white paper showing a majority of the nation’s truck drivers do not have an understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance Safety and Accountability program. CSA was rolled out nationally just over three years ago
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now one step away from publishing a proposal to create a national database containing driver drug and alcohol test results.
January 23, 2014
Buckle up, because the Canada Border Services Agency is changing its commercial border processes. The changes are meant to make customs clearance more efficient, but they will also require carriers to make some changes in the ways they communicate with CBSA, according to website of Today’s Trucking magazine.
Buckle up, because the Canada Border Services Agency is changing its commercial border processes. The changes are meant to make customs clearance more efficient, but they will also require carriers to make some changes in the ways they communicate with CBSA...
The New York state Department of Transportation is not adequately monitoring whether commercial carriers whose vehicles or drivers have been taken off the road because of violations are making needed repairs or corrections, potentially putting the public at risk, according to a new audit released by New York’s comptroller.
January 21, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued two emergency exemptions for propane and other home heating fuel haulers, covering the Eastern and Midwest regions of the country.
January 17, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will publish a rule next week containing tough new sanctions against carriers that disregard safety rules.
January 15, 2014
Is the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s goal of zero truck-related fatalities an ideology or an appropriate aspiration?
January 14, 2014
The California Air Resources Board is reminding brokers, forwarders, shippers and receivers that hire motor carriers to transport perishable goods on California highways to re-establish due diligence in their hiring practices with the start of 2014.
Truck drivers who use synthetic marijuana or are caught possessing it risk losing their Commercial Drivers License for one at least one year.
January 10, 2014
While record-setting cold weather has let up across many affected portions of the United States, the number of waivers to trucking rules issued by states continues growing.
January 9, 2014
UPDATED -- Drivers are going to have to keep a copy of their medical certificate on hand for another year, says the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
January 8, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will hold a public listening session on Jan. 13 in Nashville, Tenn., to solicit ideas and information from interested parties on possible knowledge testing requirements for New Entrant passenger and property carriers, freight forwarders, and brokers.
January 6, 2014
UPDATED, Jan. 9, 2013, 9:45 a.m., EST Extraordinarily cold weather in part of the U.S. has resulted in more states issuing emergency declarations, waiving mainly hours of service rules, when it comes to hauling various fuels.
December 20, 2013
The website has come under fire by some trucking groups over what they believe are misrepresentations on the site when it comes to safety records and actual carrier performance.
December 4, 2013
The New York Thruway has installed the first-in-the-nation Doppler-radar-enhanced LED signs to alert wrong way drivers before they enter the Niagara Expressway, also known as I-190, at the southbound exit 9 off-ramp in Buffalo.
December 2, 2013
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will consider additional applications for exemptions from the federal hearing standard prohibiting deaf truck drivers from interstate operations. The first 40 such individuals to receive these exemptions were approved in February.
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