VIDEO: Driver to FMCSA: ‘Stop coming after us!’

| March 24, 2012

Owner-operator Greg Petit gave federal regulators a mouthful Friday morning during a hearing to get input on electronic onboard recorders.

DOT pegs annual road spending at $101B

| March 19, 2012

Report points to a sizeable gap between current spending and projected levels of investment needed to maintain the nation’s highways.

What you may not know about the EOBR bill

| January 31, 2012

Since I reported on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's attempts to gain new regulatory authority over interstate drivers relative to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program's now-internal Driver Safety Measurement System last summer, new ...

DOT awards research grants

| January 17, 2012

Agency dispensed $77 million in grants to 22 University Transportation Centers to advance transportation research and education programs.

Freight index up in November

| January 11, 2012

Freight TSI rose 0.1 percent in November from October and 4.8 percent from a year earlier.

DOT to provide $1.6B for road, bridge repairs

| January 09, 2012

Money will be available to states and territories to help cover the costs of repairing roads and bridges damaged by natural disasters.

FMCSA’s hours rule justification includes, well, guess who…

| December 29, 2011

You can imagine my surprise yesterday when, just as I'm perusing portions of the new hours rule's full text in preparation for a story or two I'm putting together for Truckers News and Overdrive, I ...

Freight TSI dips in October

| December 14, 2011

The index is 4 percent higher than in October 2010.

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