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S.C. governor signs highway funding bill

| July 03, 2013

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has signed into law a measure that earmarks an annual $91.4 million for transportation.

FMCSA proposes plan to establish driver screening

| June 28, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has proposed a nine-year plan for identifying the riskiest drivers and addressing unsafe driver behavior.

Half of Mexican carriers in program gain permanent U.S. operating authority

| June 25, 2013

FMCSA has granted permanent authority to half the Mexican carriers participating in its pilot program. It's also preparing for comment on a new applicant.

EOBR rule in the works, expected in November

| June 19, 2013

A rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders by truck drivers is expected to be proposed Nov. 18.

Hours regs reduce flexibility, productivity for little gain, reps say

| June 19, 2013

Owner-operators and fleet representatives said changes to the hours of service limits will negatively impact flexibility, productivity and driver rest.

As agency studies, one group wants increased insurance requirements for carriers

| June 11, 2013

The MAP-21 law requires FMCSA study the minimum insurance requirement, but against the wills of other trucking groups, the Trucking Alliance is pushing for an increase.

Groups want court to rehear case against Mexican trucking program

| June 05, 2013

The Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association has asked a federal court to rehear its case against the U.S. cross-border pilot trucking program with Mexico.

Infrastructure can’t handle truck size, weight increases, OOIDA says in public session

| June 03, 2013

The Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association spoke against changing truck size and weight limits at a Department of Transportation session to gather public feedback.

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