Washington House members are considering bills to requiring Port of Seattle to bar owner-operators and altering the state’s definition of independent contractors.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted a tenth Mexican carrier authority while it awaits a court’s decision regarding the cross-border trucking pilot program.
Recent year financial constraints have forced state officials nationwide to slice budgets, causing some state legislators to look for commercial support for rest stops.
Several states hit by winter storm "Nemo" this weekend have suspended hours of service rules for drivers carrying emergency supplies.
The Federal Highway Administration describes the Brent Spence Bridge as “functionally obsolete" because of capacity, sight distance and safety issues.
While budget cuts loom and federal officials make contingency plans, motor carrier safety programs remain exempt from significant reductions.
The U.S. Department of Transportation is researching truck size and weights and will soon begin studying availability of truck parking by state.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has posted two new guides regarding upcoming changes in hours of service rules on its website.
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IdleAir continues to expand in truck stops (with new Pilot stops) and in carrier dedicated facilities: http://t.co/bnzjwif9AI