ATA rebuts LaHood on hours proposal research

| October 25, 2011

Transportation secretary said comprehensive data and analysis on driver fatigue supports proposed changes.

First Mexican truck crosses border

Jill Dunn | October 24, 2011

Mexico had approved three U.S. carriers to deliver beyond its border by Oct. 21, when the first Mexican carrier crossed into Laredo, Texas.

The limits of social media: More drivers needed in Washington meeting rooms

| October 21, 2011

The final moments of the panel discussion between attendees and presenters during the Truck Driver Social Media Convention in Tunica, Miss., Oct. 15, brought the point of the whole enterprise into inspired relief. Frederick Schaffner of ...

FMCSA launches cross-border program

Jill Dunn | October 14, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration granted authority to one carrier and Mexico said it will remove tariffs against U.S. products.

FMCSA considers CDLs for hearing impaired

Jill Dunn | October 14, 2011

The National Association of the Deaf submitted applications on behalf of 21 drivers seeking exemptions.

Analyst expects hours rule changes

| October 13, 2011

FTR consultant said he hears FMCSA will propose to reduce driving and duty hours.

FMCSA: Mexican carrier passes review

Jill Dunn | October 13, 2011

FMCSA has named first Mexican carrier expected to receive provisional operating authority, but will extend review of a second applicant.

Cross-border trucking program advances

Jill Dunn | October 11, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration anticipates granting provisional authority to the first Mexican carrier in October.

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