FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico
Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.
CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.
Massachusetts will join 29 other states to enforce texting bans.
The rule governing texting while transporting hazmat closed a loophole in the ban on truck and bus drivers.
This law strengthens Louisiana’s 2008 texting ban, which allowed police to ticket drivers caught using their phones only if they were stopped for another offense.
The U.S. Department of Transportation has drafted a proposed regulation that would ban text messaging and restrict cell phone use.
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