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House Rejects One of Two Anti-ELD Measures
House Rejects One of Two Anti-ELD Measures

September 6, 2017
Late in the evening of Sept. 6, the amendment sponsored by Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX)-- which sought to prevent funding of the electronic logging device rule...

ATRI: Restart Rule Unintentionally Raised Crash Risk
ATRI: Restart Rule Unintentionally Raised Crash Risk

April 29, 2015
The 34-hour restart provisions for truck drivers, which currently remain under suspension, had a negative impact on motor-carrier safety when they were in...

More States Want Snow/Ice Off Trucks
More States Want Snow/Ice Off Trucks

February 1, 2016
The word is out from statehouses and state police barracks in states from Pennsylvania to Vermont that for safety’s sake, snow and ice should be cleared off...

Another House Bill Aims to Delay ELD Rule
Another House Bill Aims to Delay ELD Rule

July 19, 2017
Another Hail Mary Pass has been flung to try and slow the advance of the electronic logging device rule. Rep. Brian Babin has introduced the ELD Extension...

Senate Bill Includes Hours-of-Service Fix; Demands Speed-Limiter Rule
Senate Bill Includes Hours-of-Service Fix; Demands Speed-Limiter Rule

April 21, 2016
The transportation spending bill advanced by the Senate Appropriations Committee fixes wording in earlier legislation that muddied what the status of the...

EPA Aims to Toss Away SmartWay
EPA Aims to Toss Away SmartWay

April 4, 2017
In his Passing Zone blog, HDT's David Cullen weighs in on an Environmental Protection Agency proposal to eliminate the agency's voluntary fuel-saving...

OOIDA Not Throwing In ELD Towel
OOIDA Not Throwing In ELD Towel

November 2, 2016
While several trucking lobbies are applauding the court ruling that upholds a Congressional mandate to require electronic logging devices, the association...

Wildcat Strike Shuts Ports in New York and New Jersey
Wildcat Strike Shuts Ports in New York and New Jersey

January 29, 2016
More than 1,000 longshoremen walked off the job at New York and New Jersey ports on Friday morning, Jan. 29, effectively shutting down the terminals in a...

OOIDA Sues for ELD Review
OOIDA Sues for ELD Review

December 15, 2015
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a lawsuit seeking a judicial review of the electronic logging device mandate that was announced...

FMCSA Committee Tasked with Picking Rules to Cut
FMCSA Committee Tasked with Picking Rules to Cut

June 16, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has begun to take specific action to comply with President Trump’s Executive Order 13771 requiring agencies...