A record of the communications that includes the time of the call and location of the hazmat shipment may be kept by either the driver or the company.
Long Beach Board of Harbor Commissioners voted to expand the Port of Long Beach’s Clean Trucks Program to include Class 7 rigs.
One of the big questions had been whether FMCSA would reduce the number of driving hours allowed between off-duty periods from the current 11 to 10.
Ports are requiring carriers to have compliance decals, radio-frequency identification or participate in mandatory registries.
Net orders of commercial trailers of 21,314 units in November increased 23 percent over October, ACT Research said.
The Senate is expected to replicate the action of House members, who passed a three-day funding bill Dec. 17 to avoid a government shutdown.
The federal judge ruled mostly in favor of the company in its stand that its drivers are contractors.
Chris Zweifel was the 2010 Rush Tech Skills Rodeo’s heavy-duty grand champion, competing against 65 top truck technicians.
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