Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Groups oppose diverting highway funds

OOIDA testified against proposal to shift Highway Trust Fund dollars to non-highway transportation projects.

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Demand pushing pay higher, Charlie Daniels to perform at Super Show, FMCSA sends CSA warning letters, opposition builds against hours proposal and more industry news items are featured.

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Comment period extended for rail crossing rule

Comment will be accepted until April 29 period for a proposed rule to prohibit stopping on a highway-rail grade crossing.

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EOBR comment period extended to May 23

At the request of outside groups, the FMCSA has extended the comment period by 45 days to May 23.

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Groups veto hours changes

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, the American Trucking Associations and a shippers’ group all opposed the proposals.

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Spec the Perfect Tires

Spec the Perfect Tires

With products becoming increasingly specialized, learn to pick the designs that fit your business and save money.

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Cool Reception

Cool Reception

FMCSA’s proposed hours of service revision stirs criticisms.

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Speeding tops safety violations

Top three reasons warnings and citations were issued to commercial vehicle drivers included speeding, failing to use a safety belt and failure to obey traffic control devices.

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The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.

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Fewer trucks removed for defective brakes

Fewer trucks removed for defective brakes

Fewer vehicles were taken out of service for brake defects during Operation Air Brake’s Brake Safety Week this year.

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