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OOIDA: States Should Review Pitfalls of ELD Rule
OOIDA: States Should Review Pitfalls of ELD Rule

December 7, 2017
Inspired perhaps by a recent action taken by the Attorney General of Indiana, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has requested that “top...

Indiana Wants ELD Rule Delayed
Indiana Wants ELD Rule Delayed

November 30, 2017
In an 11th-hour request, the attorney general of Indiana has proposed that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration delay implementation of the...

FMCSA to Study 'Excessive Commuting' by Truck Drivers
FMCSA to Study 'Excessive Commuting' by Truck Drivers

November 27, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comment on a proposed survey of “excessive commuting” by truck drivers. The agency is defining as...

OOIDA Seeks to Exempt ‘Small-Business Truckers’ from ELD Rule
OOIDA Seeks to Exempt ‘Small-Business Truckers’ from ELD Rule

November 21, 2017
With the new electronic logging device mandate set to take effect in less than four weeks, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has petitioned...

FMCSA to Issue 90-Day ELD Waiver to Ag Haulers
FMCSA to Issue 90-Day ELD Waiver to Ag Haulers

November 20, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be issuing to haulers of agricultural commodities a 90-day temporary waiver of the new electronic...

DOT Changing Drug Testing to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic
DOT Changing Drug Testing to Address Opioid Abuse Epidemic

November 10, 2017
The Department of Transportation plans to add four prescription opioids – hydrocodone, hydromorphone, oxymorphone and oxycodone – to the existing DOT...

FMCSA Seeks Comment on Flexible Sleeper Berth Pilot
FMCSA Seeks Comment on Flexible Sleeper Berth Pilot

October 30, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now seeking public comment on its proposed pilot program to make more flexible the sleeper-berth...

FMSCA to Exempt Short-Term Truck Rentals from ELD Rule
FMSCA to Exempt Short-Term Truck Rentals from ELD Rule

October 10, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected to announce on Oct. 11 that it will grant an exemption from being required to use an electronic...

Gauging the Tech that Will Drive the Future of Trucking
Gauging the Tech that Will Drive the Future of Trucking

September 22, 2017
Volvo’s Lars Stenqvist sees the potential for a chicken-or-egg dynamic slowing down how quickly smart trucks and smart highways can be integrated to...

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...

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