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Legislators Worry About Heavy Truck Impact on Local Roads

August 20, 2013
A bipartisan group of Representatives asked the Department of Transportation to consider the impact of heavier trucks on local roads and bridges as it...

EPA Proposes to Cut Renewable Fuel Requirements
EPA Proposes to Cut Renewable Fuel Requirements

November 18, 2013
The Environmental Protection Agency is proposing to cut the volume of renewable fuels next year. The agency is required to set annual standards for...

Senator Urges FMCSA to Act on Food Safety

December 5, 2013
A recent news report about broken truck reefer units in Ohio prompted Sen. Sherrod Brown, a Democrat from Ohio, to press the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...

Crash Accountability Study Coming in Two Weeks
Crash Accountability Study Coming in Two Weeks

January 14, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will release its study on crash accountability in the next couple of weeks, said Jack Van Steenburg, the...

Mexico Pilot Effective But Limited, Says DOT Inspector General
Mexico Pilot Effective But Limited, Says DOT Inspector General

December 29, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has proper safety controls in place for Mexican carriers operating across the border, but the pilot program...

Carriers Look for HOS Flexibility to Ease Port Congestion
Carriers Look for HOS Flexibility to Ease Port Congestion

November 12, 2014
Trucking interests are preparing a request for temporary flexibility in the hours of service rules to help ease the congestion that is plaguing major ports....

Driver Use of Schedule II Drugs Gets Scrutiny
Driver Use of Schedule II Drugs Gets Scrutiny

October 24, 2014
The doctors who advise the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are recommending closer scrutiny of drivers using Schedule II drugs, such as...

Boehner Says Highway Bill is ‘Doable’
Boehner Says Highway Bill is ‘Doable’

September 29, 2014
A highway bill is “in the realm of the doable” in the next two years, said House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, in remarks on ABC’s This Week on Sunday. In a...

Survey: Electronic Logs Don't Lead to More Driver Harassment
Survey: Electronic Logs Don't Lead to More Driver Harassment

November 13, 2014
Few truck drivers feel they are harassed by their employers or shippers, and drivers who use electronic logs experience no more harassment than those who...

FMCSA Will Address Sleep Apnea Through Rulemaking
FMCSA Will Address Sleep Apnea Through Rulemaking

September 19, 2013
Who says government is slow and unresponsive? A week ago two Representatives introduced a bill that that would compel the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...