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AAA Report Underscores Benefits of High-Tech Truck Safety Advances
AAA Report Underscores Benefits of High-Tech Truck Safety Advances

September 22, 2017
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is recommending that all large trucks— both new and existing ones— be equipped with what it considers to be...

NTSB Faults Trucker and Motorist in Fatal Tesla Crash
NTSB Faults Trucker and Motorist in Fatal Tesla Crash

September 12, 2017
The National Transportation Safety Board has ruled that a truck driver’s failure to yield the right of way and a car driver’s “inattention due to...

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration have withdrawn their advance notice of proposed rulemaking on...

FMCSA Posts ELD File-Checker Tool Online
FMCSA Posts ELD File-Checker Tool Online

July 14, 2017
One of the bugaboos to the quick adoption by fleets of electronic logging devices compliant to the new rule has been the question of how—or when— users can...

Seven GOP Lawmakers Signal Support for Hair-Testing Truckers
Seven GOP Lawmakers Signal Support for Hair-Testing Truckers

May 9, 2017
A letter signed by seven Republican Congressmen lays out their unequivocal support of a petition calling for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration...

House Committee to Eye State/Local Rollout of FAST Act
House Committee to Eye State/Local Rollout of FAST Act

March 10, 2017
For its first hearing of the 115th Congress, the House Subcommittee on Highways and Transit will delve into how the most recent highway bill — the Fixing...

FMCSA Suspends Rollout of Online DOT Registration System
FMCSA Suspends Rollout of Online DOT Registration System

January 17, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has suspended the rollout of its new online Unified Registration System until technical issues are resolved.

OOIDA Denied Rehearing on ELD Mandate Lawsuit
OOIDA Denied Rehearing on ELD Mandate Lawsuit

January 13, 2017
The Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association has been denied a rehearing of a court decision in its lawsuit against the federal electronic logging...

Congress Completes Hours-of-Service Fix
Congress Completes Hours-of-Service Fix

December 12, 2016
Special legislation that contains language to fix the legislative glitch that threatened use of a 34-hour restart as part of the hours-of-service rule for...

NTSB Updates 'Most Wanted List' of Safety Improvements
NTSB Updates 'Most Wanted List' of Safety Improvements

November 15, 2016
The National Transportation Safety Board’s latest “Most Wanted List” of safety improvements contains no big surprises compared to the one issued last year.

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