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5-Year Exemption Would 'Gut’ ELD Rule, Truck Safety Groups Say
5-Year Exemption Would 'Gut’ ELD Rule, Truck Safety Groups Say

February 1, 2018
Is there such a thing as too big an exemption to the electronic logging rule? That’s the gist of joint comments submitted to the Federal Motor Carrier...

Dozens of Congressmen Go to Bat for OOIDA ELD Exemption Request
Dozens of Congressmen Go to Bat for OOIDA ELD Exemption Request

February 2, 2018
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has garnered the support of over two dozen Congressmen in the form of a letter from them to the Federal...

DOT Digs into Data on Driver Detention
DOT Digs into Data on Driver Detention

February 5, 2018
An audit slams the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s plan to collect data on driver detention, noting that the data collected “may not...

FMCSA Clarifies How to Request a Non-Preventable Crash Data Review
FMCSA Clarifies How to Request a Non-Preventable Crash Data Review

February 7, 2018
Although the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched a demonstration program last August last summer that invited motor carriers to request a...

Trump on Infrastructure Draws More Trucking Questions than Applause
Trump on Infrastructure Draws More Trucking Questions than Applause

January 31, 2018
Reaction by highway stakeholder groups to President Trump’s State of the Union remarks on investing in infrastructure seem to be informed as much by earlier...

Electronic Log Data May Help Drive Hours-of-Service Reform
Electronic Log Data May Help Drive Hours-of-Service Reform

February 14, 2018
For truckers, it’s the Holy Grail of regulatory reform. Who would not want to see the Hours of Service rules more closely reflect the real world of driving...

Q&A: Triple G Express' Randy Guillot on Intermodal Chassis and Trucker Choice
Q&A: Triple G Express' Randy Guillot on Intermodal Chassis and Trucker Choice

January 25, 2018
Randy Guillot, president of Triple G Express and Southeastern Motor Freight, recently gave us his take on how a growing lack of choice and competition in...

With Driver Training, Talk is Not Cheap
With Driver Training, Talk is Not Cheap

February 14, 2018
How you communicate with and train drivers can pay dividends in safe and efficient operations and in lower turnover.

Trump's Call for More Infrastructure Spending Scant on Funding Details
Trump's Call for More Infrastructure Spending Scant on Funding Details

January 31, 2018
President Trump has upped the ante by requesting Congress to craft a bipartisan bill that “generates” at least $1.5 trillion to invest in infrastructure.

NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations on Propane Tankers
NTSB Issues Safety Recommendations on Propane Tankers

January 30, 2018
The National Transportation Safety Board issued recommendations on loading and inspecting propane truck tankers after its investigation of a 2016 crash.

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