Although changes to federal hours of service rules go into effect Sept. 29 offering more flexibility to trucking, if you operate only in California, you will not be able to use any of the new options, according to the Western States Trucking Association.
September 22, 2020
Pennsylvania and California issued stricter orders to residents and businesses to try to contain the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. What does that mean for trucking and other commercial transportation?
March 20, 2020
Local Motors has partnered with AAA Northern California and the Contra Costa Transportation Authority (CCTA) to test Olli, its electric, 3D-printed, self-driving shuttle.
October 20, 2019
The California Trucking Association has partnered with Gamie, LLC on a new initiative to launch the Trucking Proud Insurance Agency, which will provide insurance products for trucking companies.
July 31, 2019
The law regarding independent contractors in California has drastically changed over the past year, potentially creating a substantial amount of monetary risk for trucking companies.
July 25, 2019
The California Department of Motor Vehicles may soon change the current rules and allow testing of autonomous light-duty delivery vehicles weighing less than 10,001 pounds.
April 16, 2019
Four Southwestern states have received a federal grant to fund the development of a program alerting commercial truck drivers to available public parking at Interstate 10 rest areas.
April 5, 2019
In its newly released series of 2018 disengagement reports, the California Department of Motor Vehicles found that Waymo had the fewest autonomous vehicle disengagements per mile last year and Apple had the most.
February 15, 2019
California has petitioned the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit asking it to overturn the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s recent decree that the state can’t enforce its rest break and meal rules against truck drivers.
February 8, 2019
The Teamsters union has filed suit in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, challenging the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s decision to preempt California’s meal and rest break rules for truck drivers.
February 6, 2019
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is requesting public comment on a petition filed by the American Trucking Associations concerning federal preemption of California’s rest and meal break rules.
October 5, 2018
Phantom Auto will begin testing autonomous vehicles in Sacramento, Calif., under a new agreement with the city that allows testing with no occupants in the car. The vehicles will be operated by remote drivers at computers in Silicon Valley, reports the Sacramento Bee.
August 7, 2018
A coalition of Departments of Transportation from Arizona, California, New Mexico and California are seeking a federal grant to develop a program that would alert truck drivers to available truck parking along Interstate 10.
June 22, 2018
California's Fifth District Court of Appeals has affirmed a ruling from 2014 that the California Air Resources Board overstepped its authority in allowing small trucking companies to delay complying with certain emissions regulations.
February 1, 2018
Truckers around the country -- including in the nation's capital -- gathered to protest the upcoming ELD mandate, which goes into effect Dec. 18.
October 6, 2017