Jill Dunn

South Carolina port truckers must register for clean truck program before year’s end

After Dec. 31, the South Carolina Port Authority only will admit trucks registered in its Clean Truck Certification Program.

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Supreme Court to decide whether to hear cross-border case, FMCSA admits 14th carrier

The U.S. Supreme Court soon will consider if it will hear a case against the U.S. cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico, which recently admitted its 14th carrier.

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Log haulers in Oregon asking for exemption of hours rule break requirement

Timber haulers in Oregon are seeking an exemption to the 30-minute break required by the hours of service rule that went into effect July 1, saying environmental and seasonal restrictions already limit their ability to get logs to mills.

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West Virginia to get truck parking alert system

The West Virginia Division of Highways will offer a guidance system to alert truckers to available parking via roadway signs and the 511 Traveler Information platform.

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Broker numbers fall following bond increase, broker group appealing mandate

A broker trade association is appealing a new regulation that changed their minimum bond requirement from $10,000 to $75,000, which it says already has shut down 2,768 brokers not in compliance by Dec. 1 deadline.

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Trucks parade for the holidays: Times, dates where trucks are the main attraction

This season, truck owners will compete for prizes in Christmas parades where trucks are the main attraction.

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Brokers lose court bid to stop Dec. 1 bond increase

A federal court has denied a broker trade association’s motion to halt an increase in the surety bond from $10,000 to $75,000.

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CARB sued for allegedly not disclosing defects of particulate filters

A business group is suing California’s Air Resources Board over allegations it did not disclose known defects associated with the Diesel Particulate Filters required for trucks next year.

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California delaying enforcement of retrofit deadline for truck owners

California will delay enforcement of the next retrofit deadline for truckers who report certain efforts toward compliance by Jan. 31.

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Driverless vehicles could be available in 10-20 years, testifiers tell Congress

How close are self-driving (autonomous) vehicles? Close enough for Congress to start preparing, said a representative from General Motors.

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