As CVSA's RoadCheck inspection blitz continues this week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a call to action that makes clear the importance of safety scoring to motor carriers and independents. Through the ...
Applicants for Transportation Worker Identification Credentials will pay slightly less starting March 19.
The intent is to gain a more accurate accounting of the distribution of hazardous materials-hauling cargo tanks on the road.
ATA wants agency to withdraw proposal to regulate the loading and unloading of hazardous materials to conduct needed research.
The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has proposed to restrict the use of all handheld mobile telephones.
Also, motor carriers are prohibited from requiring or allowing drivers of covered motor vehicles to engage in texting while driving.
A record of the communications that includes the time of the call and location of the hazmat shipment may be kept by either the driver or the company.
Special permits allow a company to ship a hazardous material in a manner that varies from the regulations.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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