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DOT Formalizes Regulatory Reform Effort
DOT Formalizes Regulatory Reform Effort

May 30, 2017
The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that Deputy Secretary Jeffrey Rosen will serve as DOT’s Regulatory Reform Officer and chairman of the...

AFL-CIO Coalition Seeks to Clip Hair Testing
AFL-CIO Coalition Seeks to Clip Hair Testing

April 26, 2017
A coalition of AFL-CIO member unions is urging the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to deny a petition by several trucking companies to use hair...

Safety Schism: Truck Groups Draw Lines over ELD, Speed-Limiter Rules
Safety Schism: Truck Groups Draw Lines over ELD, Speed-Limiter Rules

April 13, 2017
A proxy war of words over how the Trump administration should approach existing and proposed truck-safety rules has erupted among some trucking and...

FMCSA Drops Safety Fitness Proposal; Leaves Door Open to Revisiting
FMCSA Drops Safety Fitness Proposal; Leaves Door Open to Revisiting

March 23, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Administration announced on March 23 that it is scrapping its proposed rule on a revised methodology for issuing safety fitness...

Truck Groups Ask Chao to Kill Safety Fitness Determination Proposal
Truck Groups Ask Chao to Kill Safety Fitness Determination Proposal

February 21, 2017
A large coalition of groups representing property and passenger carriers is requesting that Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao rescind the Carrier...

Trucking Alliance Pulls Hard for Hair-Testing
Trucking Alliance Pulls Hard for Hair-Testing

February 17, 2017
The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security (a.k.a. “Trucking Alliance”) has submitted a set of comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to...

Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge
Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge

February 14, 2017
A lawsuit brought by two high-profile public advocacy groups and a prominent labor union seeks to block the executive order signed by President Trump on...

Trump ‘Freeze’ Only Technically Delays Driver-Training Rule
Trump ‘Freeze’ Only Technically Delays Driver-Training Rule

February 1, 2017
Thanks to a “Regulatory Freeze Pending Review” issued by the White House, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has “temporarily delayed” the...

FMCSA Suspends Rollout of Online DOT Registration System
FMCSA Suspends Rollout of Online DOT Registration System

January 17, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has suspended the rollout of its new online Unified Registration System until technical issues are resolved.

7 Rules to Watch in ‘17
7 Rules to Watch in ‘17

December 29, 2016
Donald Trump has yet to be sworn into office as the 45th President of the United States, so it's still far too soon to confidently predict how his stated...