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Feds Withdraw Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule
Feds Withdraw Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule

August 4, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration have withdrawn their advance notice of proposed rulemaking on...

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...

FMCSA Issues Two Narrow ELD Exemptions to All Carriers
FMCSA Issues Two Narrow ELD Exemptions to All Carriers

October 20, 2017
Having decided to grant part of a United Parcel Service request for a limited 5-year exemption from some provisions of the electronic logging device...

Trucking with Trump: Beware Fog Ahead
Trucking with Trump: Beware Fog Ahead

November 9, 2016
Since President-elect Trump has never been in lockstep with Republican orthodoxy, let alone GOP leadership on Capitol Hill, there’s no way of telling now...

ATA Pulling for Hair-Testing Standards
ATA Pulling for Hair-Testing Standards

March 21, 2017
The American Trucking Associations is continuing its push to allow hair-testing to be used in lieu of urinalysis to detect drug use by CDL driver applicants.

Safety Groups Oppose Changing HOS in THUD Bill
Safety Groups Oppose Changing HOS in THUD Bill

April 19, 2016
A broad coalition of interest groups is lobbying Congress “to oppose any special interest anti-truck safety riders including changes to the truck driver...

FedEx Gets Final OK to Buy TNT Express
FedEx Gets Final OK to Buy TNT Express

May 2, 2016
Now that the government of China has approved FedEx Corp.’s intended acquisition of TNT Express N.V., the massive deal is on track to close by June 30.

House Bill Would Provide Non-CSA Hiring Standard for Carriers
House Bill Would Provide Non-CSA Hiring Standard for Carriers

March 2, 2015
Legislation has been reintroduced in the House by Rep. John Duncan (R-TN) that would create a “national hiring standard” for motor carriers.

Truckers Like Reserved Parking — But Not Paying for It
Truckers Like Reserved Parking — But Not Paying for It

September 21, 2015
Truck drivers are most interested in being able to reserve a parking space near major metropolitan areas. But nearly half of those recently surveyed are...

TCA: Weight-Reform Bill Would Up Equipment Costs
TCA: Weight-Reform Bill Would Up Equipment Costs

September 17, 2015
The Truckload Carriers Association has come out strongly against legislation that would enable individual states to raise the GCW limit for trucks operating...