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Trucking groups on FMCSA’s crash accountability study: Incomplete data in CSA still inexcusable

Todd Dills & James Jaillet | January 28, 2015

NASTC, ATA, OOIDA and most readers lodge displeasure with FMCSA's crash-fault analysis, while some readers suggest the feds may have it right in reticence to rely on police reports to assess fault.

Hours regs starting to ‘look like the tax code’

| January 09, 2015

"Pretty soon our HOS rules are going to look like the tax code." --Tom Strese, commenting on news of another niche exemption request from the 30-minute break.

Business trending better in 2015, operators say

| January 02, 2015

Four in 10 readers believe 2015 holds better prospects than 2014 for their businesses.

The regs: Threading the needle through 2014Podcast

| December 29, 2014

Part 2 in this Channel 19 year in review highlights the most-read stories from the blog this year having to do with regulations -- and their enforcement. CARB, insurance, CSA, hours...

The rigs and the rundown: ‘Threading the needle’ through 2014Image Gallery

| December 26, 2014

The Channel 19 year in review, Part 1: Top-ranking rigs covered. And a question: How are you feeling about business prospects in 2015?

Equipment regulator NHTSA gets new boss following Senate confirmation

| December 17, 2014

NHTSA — a regulatory agency under the Department of Transportation responsible for some trucking-related regulations — has a new head man, coming after nearly a year-long vacancy at the top of the agency.

Restart: Moving ahead

| December 15, 2014

"Anybody restart hours today, by chance?" Readers react to -- and more of what to expect from -- the restart change put into effect by Congress this weekend.

Calif. finalizes some exemptions, compliance alternatives to emissions regulations

| December 10, 2014

CARB has finalized the compliance alternatives and extension amendments it proposed earlier this year, effectively allowing the owner-operators and small fleet owners who qualify some delays in complying with the state’s emissions regulations.

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