Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

Ruling bans handheld phones for truckers Jan. 3

Jill Dunn | December 02, 2011

A ruling was issued Wednesday banning commercial truckers from using handheld phones while driving.

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.

Comment period extended for rail crossing rule

| March 30, 2011

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

Rule proposes more hazmat training, safety

| March 11, 2011

Proposed rule would require additional training for employees and new safety requirements for motor carriers and facilities.

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 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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