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FMCSA launches cross-border program

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration granted authority to one carrier and Mexico said it will remove tariffs against U.S. products.

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Feds to take comments on EOBR technology

A federal advisory group is accepting feedback before making recommendations for any future rulemaking.

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I-64 bridge to be closed 6 months

Sherman Minton bridge near Louisville was closed Sept. 9 after discovery of cracks in the steel structure.

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Congress eyes Interstate highway tolling bills

Bill would increase the number of Interstate facilities that could toll.

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FMCSA hours rule on track

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration appears likely to issue an hours-of-service final rule by its Oct. 28 deadline

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House passes highway funding extension

The U.S. Senate is expected to vote on an extension of transportation appropriations this week after House members passed the measure.

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Used truck sales drop sharply in July

ACT: The Class 3-8 used truck market fell 10 percent in July, reversing the market gain posted during June.

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Appeals court vacates onboard recorder reg

A federal appeals court vacated the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic onboard recorder regulation.

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Is a low-cost truck invasion on the horizon?

One “think tank” analyst thinks so. Sandeep Kar, global director, commercial vehicle research for Frost & Sullivan, a research group that concentrates on global infrastructure and transportation issues, said a number of regional and global trends, including seismic shifts in global demographics and urban relocation, regulatory and environmental trends as well as ever-rising fuel prices are creating an environment in which manufacturers in countries like India, China, Russia, Italy and Korea may soon find a niche providing ...

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Forecast: Operator pay rising

Over the next 12 months, owner-operator pay is predicted to rise 4 to 6 cents a mile and company driver pay 3 to 5 cents a mile.

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