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Trucking groups take ELD fight directly to DOT boss

Trucking groups take ELD fight directly to DOT boss

With time waning on the issue, OOIDA still hopes to convince the courts or regulators to kill the U.S. DOT’s electronic logging device mandate before the Dec. 18 deadline for compliance. One of its most recent tactics has sparked a competition for the attention of the head of the DOT herself, Secretary Elaine Chao.

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Notes on not choosing from the list of losers

Notes on not choosing from the list of losers

"There's some 'splainin' to do, Lucy, about why the guys who leave MRI machines in people are being touted as safety advocates." ...

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Trump ‘gravitated’ to truckers in meeting; no mention of hours, ELDs

Outside of the pre-determined topic of healthcare reform, little else was discussed. The group talked infrastructure funding briefly, but avoided such topics as hours of service reform and the electronic logging device mandate.

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The biggest little voice in trucking

How self-styled safety-advocacy groups won over the federal government, and some trucking interests themselves, to influence trucking regulation.

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FMCSA: Current insurance minimums for carriers ‘inadequate,’ new rule coming

FMCSA: Current insurance minimums for carriers 'inadequate,' new rule coming

The current $750,000 minimum liability insurance required to be held by carriers is too low, said the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration this week, and the agency plans to create a rule upping that minimum.

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House bill would increase trucking insurance minimum by millions

A bill referred to the House's transportation committee last week would raise the minimum insurance required by trucking companies from $750,000 to $4,422,000.

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