regulations

CARB mandate: ‘Government working against us’

From raising rates to running in the Golden State no longer, owner-operators sound off on methods of dealing with and impacts real and potential of CARB's powertrain upgrade requirements.

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Owner-operators: How are CARB rules affecting your business?

With 1996-2004 model-year engines current under DPF retrofit or upgrade requirements and 2005-06 engines coming under the fun in January, this poll looks at owner-operators' current California strategy.

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Hours recap: New regs bringing old practice to the fore?; OK tornado intel

More and more under new hours rules, drivers and owner-operators are expecting a turn away from the restart and back to the recap. You? Also: A brief update on OK tornado relief expectations.

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Rules that ‘decimate’ trucking? Sounds familiar

Rule changes are bringing much uncertainty to a trucking industry far, far from the U.S.

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How the national drug/alcohol clearinghouse could save you

Food for thought: In defense of the national clearinghouse for positive test results for drug and alcohol.

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Drug, alcohol database rule inches closer to approval

FMCSA has submitted a rule to the Office of Management and Budget that would create a database of drivers who have failed or refused a drug or alcohol test.

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FMCSA hears testimony on entry level driver training

Driver training standards were the subject of a four-hour regulatory listening session held at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Find highlights and links to full video in this story.

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MATS haps: On-air wedding, regs listening session, and more!

Driver Kevin Young and ridealong partner Shannon Mann will tie the knot with Freewheelin' cohost Meredith Ochs officiating at the PanaPacific booth Friday, March 22, at noon.

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FMCSA says federal law trumps Alabama’s coil securement rules

Steel coil haulers can now bring coils to and from Alabama without additional certification above what's required by federal law.

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Truck GPS units aren’t the problem in NYC

New Jersey resident William Smith weighs in on the need for more accurate clearance signs in NYC and calls for operators to join him in pressing Congress.

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