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Trucking Execs Urge Senators to Turn Down ‘Twin 33’ Trailers
Trucking Execs Urge Senators to Turn Down ‘Twin 33’ Trailers

June 16, 2015
The top executives of 15 major for-hire carriers are pushing back against a drive on Capitol Hill to legalize the operation of twin 33-ft trailers on...

Amendment Aims to Thwart Threat to Smaller Carriers
Amendment Aims to Thwart Threat to Smaller Carriers

November 3, 2015
An amendment would allow motor carriers that have not been rated by FMCSA to meet safety-eligibility requirements spelled out by the “Interim Hiring...

FMCSA: Two New Rules Would Help Ease Truck Driver Shortage
FMCSA: Two New Rules Would Help Ease Truck Driver Shortage

June 9, 2017
Two new rules that seek to streamline CDL licensing and cut its costs were proposed on June 9 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Did FMCSA Spin Report on HOS Restart?
Did FMCSA Spin Report on HOS Restart?

July 31, 2015
The day after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration stated its general satisfaction with a Government Accountability Office study of the...

FMCSA Approves Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse
FMCSA Approves Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

December 2, 2016
The long-anticipated final rule to establish a national drug and alcohol clearinghouse for commercial truck and bus drivers has at last been released by the...

DOT Extends Speed-Limiter Rule Comment Period
DOT Extends Speed-Limiter Rule Comment Period

November 1, 2016
A 30-day extension of the public comment period for a proposed truck speed-limiter rule was announced today by the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Court Dismisses Challenge to ELD Rule
Court Dismisses Challenge to ELD Rule

October 31, 2016
A federal appellate court has upheld the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic logging device mandate, which now remains on track to go...

Could House Highway Bill Hurt Smaller Fleets?
Could House Highway Bill Hurt Smaller Fleets?

October 25, 2015
A letter signed by eight businesses and associations that together represent over 9,500 motor carriers, brokers and shippers has been sent to the House ...

Will Trump Effect Unseat Key House Transpo Leaders?
Will Trump Effect Unseat Key House Transpo Leaders?

October 18, 2016
Of great interest to the trucking industry is the impact Donald Trump’s recent free fall in the polls may have on the reelection of key members of the House...

House Highway Bill Promises Trucking Reforms
House Highway Bill Promises Trucking Reforms

October 19, 2015
New long-term measure would hide CSA scores, launch an under-21 CDL pilot program and allow hair-testing for drug-testing truck drivers.