Freight plan bill favors rail, bill would increase truck weight, a milestone truck is delivered, carrier safety rataings are available and much more industry news items are featured.
A federal court ruled Los Angeles’ port can enforce its Clean Truck Program, which ports nationwide hope to use as a model.
Tightening of capacity along with stronger consumer confidence has Tommy Hodges more optimistic for the short-term.
For the year, tonnage is 6.7 percent higher than the same period last year, ATA said.
FMCSA says court should not impose a deadline on issuing a regulation for supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.
The Senate has referred a bill to committee that would increase the Interstate truck weight allowance from 80,000 to 97,000 pounds.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced updates to the Safety Management System to better identify "high risk" fleets.
Representatives are co-sponsoring a bill that would amend federal law to allow ports new authority over trucking.
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