DOT launches anti-texting programs in Connecticut, Massachusetts
Friday, December 28th, 2012
The U.S. Department of TransportationÂ’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently announced that it will increase anti-texting enforcement efforts in Connecticut and Massachusetts.
ATA truckers offer tips for safe holiday driving
Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
The holiday season is an extremely popular travel time for U.S. residents.
U.S. DOT announces Distracted Driving Design Challenge winner
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
The U.S. Department of Transportation recently unveiled the winning entry of the Distracted Driving Design Challenge.
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.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration publishes a final rule
Tuesday, September 11th, 2012
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration publishes a final rule titled, "Commercial Driver's License Testing and Commercial Learner's Permit Standards."
Provider looks to improve safety, navigation
Tuesday, June 26th, 2012
Vigillo and Magellan recently launched new trucking products that aim to improve trucking safety, compliance and navigational efforts, as well as boost fleet management efforts.
Service Commission sends warnings out to truckers
Thursday, June 21st, 2012
The Public Service Commission of West Virginia recently released a warning to drivers and fleet management operators to avoid taking water from fire hydrants, as there has been an increase in water-related thefts throughout the state.
Fracking trucks subject to workday limits
Thursday, June 14th, 2012
The federal government recently announced truck drivers hauling water and sand to oil and natural gas shale wells across the country will no longer be able to extend their on-duty hours.
Town meeting focuses on safety
Wednesday, May 9th, 2012
Snowbridge Roto-Rooter of Breckenridge, Colorado, is teaming up with the Colorado Motor Carriers Association of Denver to host a truck town meeting and safety seminar.
Reddaway honored for safe trucking
Monday, April 23rd, 2012
Pacific Northwest regional carrier Reddaway Trucking was recently honored by the California Trucking Association and the Colorado Motor Carriers Association for its and excellence in truck driving safety over the past year.