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ATA Safety Agenda Aired at Senate Hearing
ATA Safety Agenda Aired at Senate Hearing

January 29, 2015
Next steps for truck safety should be completion of the speed limiter mandate, more focus on traffic enforcement and improvements in the CSA safety...

Crash Accountability Study Coming in Two Weeks
Crash Accountability Study Coming in Two Weeks

January 14, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will release its study on crash accountability in the next couple of weeks, said Jack Van Steenburg, the...

Restart Study on Track to Start This Month
Restart Study on Track to Start This Month

January 13, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is on track to launch its study of the 34-hour restart, said Martin Walker, chief of the agency’s research...

Restart Change Now in Effect
Restart Change Now in Effect

December 17, 2014
The pre-2013 34-hour restart rule is now in effect. On Tuesday President Obama signed the 2015 appropriations bill, which contains a provision suspending...

Petri Cleared in Ethics Review
Petri Cleared in Ethics Review

December 16, 2014
Rep. Tom Petri did not violate House rules and the review of his conduct will be dropped, the House Ethics Committee said in a decision that comes just as...

Fight Over 34-Hour Restart Heats Up as Deadline Nears
Fight Over 34-Hour Restart Heats Up as Deadline Nears

December 8, 2014
With Congress up against a December 11 deadline to pass an appropriations bill, trucking interests and safety groups are battling over an amendment that...

FMCSA Wants Comments on Insurance Proposal
FMCSA Wants Comments on Insurance Proposal

November 26, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is looking for comments on a plan to raise insurance minimums for carriers and establish insurance...

DOT Delays Truck Size and Weight Study
DOT Delays Truck Size and Weight Study

November 25, 2014
The Department of Transportation will not deliver its comprehensive study of the truck size and weight issue on time. In an email notice Monday, the...

Trucking Insurance Proposal Under Review
Trucking Insurance Proposal Under Review

October 31, 2014
A proposal that could eventually lead to higher insurance requirements for trucking companies is close to publication. An advanced notice of the proposal is...

FMCSA’s Mexico Decision Draws Opposition, Support
FMCSA’s Mexico Decision Draws Opposition, Support

October 15, 2014
Owner-operator and labor groups registered their objections to the decision this week by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to grant normal...

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