March 13, 2013 - Industry News
Legislation being considered by Ohio lawmakers to increase the maximum truck weight on the state’s non-interstate routes from 80,000 pounds to 90,000 pounds has been removed from a larger bill.
Tags: Ohio, Government, Truck Weights
February 28, 2013 - Industry News
The House of Representatives will begin oversight of the new federal highway program March 14 with a hearing to review implementation of key elements of last year’s highway bill.
Tags: Infrastructure, Highways, Government, AASHTO, MAP-21
January 30, 2013 - Industry News
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, who yesterday announced that he will leave the Obama administration once a successor is confirmed, will look back at a legacy of achievement, particularly in safety.
Tags: DOT, Ray LaHood, Government, Distracted driving
January 28, 2013 - Industry News
American Trucking Associations is asking the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to push back the start date of the new hours of service rule.
Tags: FMCSA, ATA, HOS, Government, laws
States are loosening restrictions on marijuana but that does not mean truck drivers can kick back and light up a joint.
In last November’s election, voters in Washington and Colorado made it legal to possess an ounce of pot and use it for recreation. And Massachusetts joined the17 other states (and the District of Columbia) that allow medical marijuana.
Tags: Government, laws, Drug Testing
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