Jill Dunn

Tolls likely for proposed Ohio River bridge replacement

| February 11, 2013

The Federal Highway Administration describes the Brent Spence Bridge as “functionally obsolete" because of capacity, sight distance and safety issues.

Cuts may not include most trucking safety programs

| February 06, 2013

While budget cuts loom and federal officials make contingency plans, motor carrier safety programs remain exempt from significant reductions.

DOT studying truck parking, size and weight limits

| February 04, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation is researching truck size and weights and will soon begin studying availability of truck parking by state.

FMCSA publishes hours of service guidance

| January 31, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has posted two new guides regarding upcoming changes in hours of service rules on its website.

Hours rules suspended for propane haulers

| January 30, 2013

Seven states have suspended hours-of-service rules for truckers transporting propane to mitigate current supply shortages.

More states working on APU weight exemptions

| January 24, 2013

On Jan. 23, Missouri and New Hampshire legislatures held hearings on bills that would allow the auxiliary power unit weight exemption permitted on trucks to be increased.

Dept. of Energy asks for exemption from DOT’s hours rule

| January 17, 2013

The U.S. Department of Energy has asked that its hazmat drivers be exempted from the hours-of-service 30-minute rest break provision.

SoCal port drivers become first in decades to reach bargaining agreement

| January 17, 2013

Toll Group drivers serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have become the first truckers to reach a collective bargaining agreement in decades.

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