hazmat

Sound off on CSA changes via score/data preview

| June 06, 2012

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 ...

TWIC fees cut

Jill Dunn | March 13, 2012

Applicants for Transportation Worker Identification Credentials will pay slightly less starting March 19.

NTSB recommends hazmat tracking changes

| September 02, 2011

The intent is to gain a more accurate accounting of the distribution of hazardous materials-hauling cargo tanks on the road.

ATA opposes hazmat proposal

| June 14, 2011

ATA wants agency to withdraw proposal to regulate the loading and unloading of hazardous materials to conduct needed research.

Proposal to ban cell phone use by hazmat drivers

| April 29, 2011

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has proposed to restrict the use of all handheld mobile telephones.

Texting ban applied to hauling hazmat

| February 28, 2011

Also, motor carriers are prohibited from requiring or allowing drivers of covered motor vehicles to engage in texting while driving.

Agency seeks hazmat hauling plan comments

| December 28, 2010

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.

Agency proposes hazmat regulation changes

| July 22, 2010

Special permits allow a company to ship a hazardous material in a manner that varies from the regulations.

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