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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...

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...

FMCSA Finally Issues Final Rule on Driver-Training Standards
FMCSA Finally Issues Final Rule on Driver-Training Standards

December 7, 2016
A very long-awaited final rule on national minimum training standards for entry-level applicants seeking to obtain a commercial driver’s license or certain...

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...

Senate Panel Hears Pros and Cons of Autonomous Trucks
Senate Panel Hears Pros and Cons of Autonomous Trucks

September 13, 2017
While the House has already passed a bill that could help bring self-driving cars to market faster, a Senate panel is taking a more deliberative approach by...

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...

Global Self-Driving Market Expected to Grow 40% by 2027
Global Self-Driving Market Expected to Grow 40% by 2027

July 11, 2017
The global autonomous vehicle market revenue is expected to grow at a compound average growth rate of 39.6% over the next 10 years - resulting in a $126.8...

DOT Considers Mandating Crash Mitigation on Class 3-8 Trucks
DOT Considers Mandating Crash Mitigation on Class 3-8 Trucks

October 16, 2015
The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said it will consider requiring new trucks to be equipped with forward-collision-mitigation...

Senate Confirms Martinez as FMCSA Administrator
Senate Confirms Martinez as FMCSA Administrator

February 14, 2018
Raymond Martinez’s appointment as Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was confirmed by a Senate voice vote late on Feb. 13.

FMCSA to Tap Louisiana's Gautreaux as Deputy Administrator
FMCSA to Tap Louisiana's Gautreaux as Deputy Administrator

November 2, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected to soon name Louisiana Motor Transport Association Executive Director Cathy Gautreaux as the...

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