Senate and House bills would raise limits to 97,000 pounds for six axles.
The fatal crash rate involving large trucks has fallen each year since 2005, according to FMCSA statistics.
FMCSA on Oct. 28 announced it would not be able to publish the rule by that day's deadline. The deadline was extended to Nov. 28.
Cross border program starts, EEOC files suit against carriers, agency urges CSA driver ratings, Icahn buys a percentage of Navistar and more industry news items are featured.
FMCSA misses Oct. 28 target date transportation officials had indicated to a federal court.
Two carriers and two state trucking associations received the American Trucking Associations’ Good Stuff Trucking Image awards. Milan, Ind.-based Baylor Trucking Inc., Greensboro-N.C.-based Mack Trucks, the Minnesota Trucking Association and the Tennessee Trucking Association were honored ...
Compared with September 2010, adjusted tonnage was up a solid 5.9 percent.
Transportation secretary said comprehensive data and analysis on driver fatigue supports proposed changes.
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