Jill Dunn

Hours rule under fire in federal court

| July 30, 2012

Trucking and safety groups filed arguments in federal court this month to overturn the current hours-of-service rule.

States issue emergency waivers

| July 30, 2012

Iowa’s and Wisconsin’s drought and Michigan’s fuel shortage have resulted in the states issuing emergency waivers for trucks.

Viriginia I-95 toll proposal sparks opposition

| July 30, 2012

Virginia’s plan to construct an Interstate 95 toll facility in Sussex County has resulted in challenges from state congressmen and VTA.

Data shows Mexican carrier safety improving

| July 24, 2012

FMCSA has reported Mexican-domiciled commercial vehicles entering the U.S. from 2008-2010 improved safety records over previous years.

Court upholds EPA’s greenhouse gas regulations

| July 20, 2012

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia has dismissed challenges to recent Environmental Protection Agency greenhouse gas rules.

OOIDA sues over accuracy of safety records

| July 16, 2012

OOIDA has sued FMCSA over the accuracy of its Pre-Employment Screening Program information.

Comment period for stability control proposal

| July 16, 2012

The public has until Aug. 21 to comment on a proposal to require electronic stability control systems on new trucks – an estimated cost of $1,160 per system.

Another Mexican carrier applies to cross-border program

| July 11, 2012

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will seek comment on the Pre-Authorization Safety Audit of another one-truck Mexican carrier seeking authority.

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