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ATA Urges Fast Action on Speed-Limiter Rule
ATA Urges Fast Action on Speed-Limiter Rule

April 20, 2015
The American Trucking Associations is again urging the Department of Transportation to “move forward” with a rulemaking requiring installation of electronic...

DOT Finally Proposes Truck Speed-Limiter Rule
DOT Finally Proposes Truck Speed-Limiter Rule

August 26, 2016
Federal safety regulators are proposing that heavy-duty vehicles be equipped with speed-limiting devices set to a specific maximum speed.

EPA Not Backing off GHG Rules for Trailers, Glider Kits
EPA Not Backing off GHG Rules for Trailers, Glider Kits

March 24, 2016
EPA and NHTSA have again indicated they intend to regulate truck trailers and glider kits under their Phase 2 proposal for limiting the GHG emissions and...

Sen. Schumer Urges Finalizing Speed-Limiter Rule
Sen. Schumer Urges Finalizing Speed-Limiter Rule

October 13, 2016
Influential Senator Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) lent his support to the proposed federal rule that would mandate electronic speed limiters on commercial vehicles...

OOIDA Lobbying Against Speed-Limiter Rule
OOIDA Lobbying Against Speed-Limiter Rule

April 24, 2015
The OOIDA has provided the FMCSA and the NHTSA with research showing a lack of scientific evidence supporting a speed limiter mandate and saying that...

New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving
New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving

August 9, 2016
A report issued by the Governors Highway Safety Association on the “extreme danger posed by tired drivers” includes a new NHTSA estimate that pegs the...

DOT Delays Speed-Limiter, Safety-Fitness Rules; ELD on Track
DOT Delays Speed-Limiter, Safety-Fitness Rules; ELD on Track

April 17, 2015
A final rule mandating electronic logging devices will still be published in September, while publication of a proposed rule to mandate speed limiters and...

NHTSA Issues Truck Electronic-Stability Rule
NHTSA Issues Truck Electronic-Stability Rule

June 3, 2015
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has issued its long-awaited final rule to require electronic stability control (ESC) systems on Class 7-8...

DOT Extends Speed-Limiter Rule Comment Period
DOT Extends Speed-Limiter Rule Comment Period

November 1, 2016
A 30-day extension of the public comment period for a proposed truck speed-limiter rule was announced today by the National Highway Traffic Safety...

Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge
Trump’s Two-For-One Regulatory Fiat Spurs Court Challenge

February 14, 2017
A lawsuit brought by two high-profile public advocacy groups and a prominent labor union seeks to block the executive order signed by President Trump on...

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