FMCSA suspends HOS regulation for vehicles helping hurricane relief effort
Tuesday, October 30th, 2012
In the wake of Hurricane Sandy, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced that trucks carrying emergency-related materials to affected regions are exempt from the federal hours-of-service regulation, according to Overdrive Magazine.
Old Dominion expands Detroit Service Center
Monday, October 29th, 2012
Old Dominion Freight Line is expanding its service into Canada with a relocation and expansion of the Detroit Service Center, according to Truck News.
Discussions begin on natural gas projects in Alaska
Thursday, October 25th, 2012
Alaska Governor Sean Parnell recently visited natural gas company, Interior Alaska, and will help promote energy projects in the region.
New Jersey Assembly proposes new transportation bill
Wednesday, October 24th, 2012
The New Jersey Assembly is targeting trucking companies for improperly listing professional drivers who have completed CDL training as independent contractors.
Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association announces new conference
Monday, October 22nd, 2012
The Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association recently announced the addition of the Heavy Duty Aftermarket Dialogue Conference, the newest component to the Heavy Duty Dialogue conference series.
ATA urges FMCSA to implement changes to CSA program
Wednesday, October 17th, 2012
The American Trucking Associations recently called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to be more open in its evaluations of the CSA 2010 compliance program.
ATA appoints Michael Card as 68th chairman
Thursday, October 11th, 2012
The American Trucking AssociationsÂ’ Board of Directors recently elected Michael Card, president of Combined Transport in Central Point, Oregon, as the agencyÂ’s new chairman.
Texas explains stricter DWI regulations
Monday, October 8th, 2012
Officials in Texas recently released information on the consequences of driving while intoxicated for the stateÂ’s commercial driver license holders.