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Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?
Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?

July 18, 2017
The House Transportation Committee has attached a directive to this year’s Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill that...

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...

The Pounding of All the Rules
The Pounding of All the Rules

November 1, 2015
The compounding effect of several new safety regulations in the next few years could have more of a negative impact on industry capacity than the individual...

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.

Bill Would Up Truck Weight Limit to 91,000 Pounds
Bill Would Up Truck Weight Limit to 91,000 Pounds

September 10, 2015
A bill that would allow individual states to increase the federal vehicle weight limit to 91,000 pounds for tractor-trailers equipped with a sixth axle has...

Safety Schism: Truck Groups Draw Lines over ELD, Speed-Limiter Rules
Safety Schism: Truck Groups Draw Lines over ELD, Speed-Limiter Rules

April 13, 2017
A proxy war of words over how the Trump administration should approach existing and proposed truck-safety rules has erupted among some trucking and...

FMCSA Defends ELD Rule Against OOIDA Court Challenge
FMCSA Defends ELD Rule Against OOIDA Court Challenge

June 16, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration forcefully defended its Electronic Logging Device rule in a court brief filed June 15. The filing was in...

DOT Seeking Sleep Apnea Input
DOT Seeking Sleep Apnea Input

March 8, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration jointly announced on March 8 that the agencies are seeking public...

DOT Wants Sleep-Apnea Data
DOT Wants Sleep-Apnea Data

December 17, 2015
A DOT data-collection request could be first step toward federal regulation of the testing and treatment of truck drivers for obstructive sleep apnea.

Trucking (Mostly) Welcomes Electronic Log Rule
Trucking (Mostly) Welcomes Electronic Log Rule

December 10, 2015
Given how much industry feedback — dating back five years — informed the writing of the electronic logging device mandate announced Thursday, it’s not...

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