The current $750,000 minimum liability insurance required to be held by carriers is too low, said the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration this week, and the agency plans to create a rule upping that minimum. ...
Rep. Richard Hanna called FMCSA's study "worthless," while OOIDA says it is skeptical of the agency's findings. ATA says the study does not provide any justification for the rules.
One primary problem with road and bridge improvements and expansions is that the Highway Trust Fund is going broke.
A full 65 percent of the 4,000 truck drivers surveyed by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association said the new hours of service rules have caused them to receive less income, while 46 percent report feeling ...
If drivers and fleet folks truly presented a united front on hours to Congress and regulators, would anything change for the better in terms of flexibility?
Have you seen direct mileage and/or revenue reductions over the last quarter yourself? If so or if not, let's keep the conversation on the rules ongoing. (Bonus: Trucker's Wife tee available...)
The Clean Ports Act, introduced for the third time in as many years in Congress, would give states and local jurisdictions more authority over interstate commerce.
At the Commercial Vehicle Outlook Conference attendant to GATS, the bedrock trucking issues of energy and infrastructure funding were front and center.
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