February 2011 News Archive

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In an effort to increase revenue, many states are beginning to lower tolls for truckers to attract more companies into using certain highways.

Fuel prices have long been associated with the trucking industry with regards to how it will grow or retract.

Many states currently forbid their residents from using a hand-held phones while operating a vehicle.

A recent push from The Coalition for Transportation Productivity (CTP) has urged federal legislators to reintroduce the Safe and Efficient Transportation Act (SETA) into the House of Representatives.

Drivers suffer from long detention times

Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011

Officials from the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) recently announced that a new bill may make shippers and receivers accountable for their contribution to the lack of productivity in the transportation supply chain.

Maryland officials recently announced that Intercounty Connector will improve transportation in the Port of Baltimore, the Maryland Gazette reports.

Texas lawmakers are currently seeking to eliminate slower night time truck speed limits in an effort to save the state money, news station KHOU reports.

Officials from Vigillo, which is a software system developer, recently announced that it has developed a program to help truck drivers track their Compliance Safety Accountability (CSA) scores, Fleet Owner reports.

A recent report from TransCore, which is a transportation solutions provider, shows that there are significant state and regional difference in specific Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories (BASIC) scores, according to Trucking Info.

Commercial driver's licenses (CDLs) can help open careers tracks for many individuals who drive heavy trucks for companies.

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