U.S. Department of Transportation

DOT updates timetable for key rules

Jill Dunn | January 19, 2011

A final rule is expected Feb. 28 for CDL testing and Commercial Learner's Permit standards, a year later than scheduled.

Freight index fell 0.3% in November

| January 12, 2011

Bureau of Transportation Statistics reported the Freight TSI has increased in 14 of the last 18 months.

Cross-border Mexican trucking plan unveiled

| January 06, 2011

U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood offered Congress and Mexico an initial concept for a long haul cross-border Mexican trucking program.

NAFTA trade rises

| January 05, 2011

Surface trade between the United States and Canada and Mexico in October increased 14.9 percent over a year earlier.

December: Renamed CSA goes nationwide

| December 14, 2010

The new federal safety program you’ve been hearing about all year expanded to all 50 states this week.

Most carriers unranked as CSA launches

| December 13, 2010

Fewer than 14 percent of active motor carriers are ranked in any of the five safety categories within the new Safety Measurement System the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration made public Dec. 12.

Freight index increases in October

| December 08, 2010

October’s Freight Transportation Services Index increased 0.2 percent from September, rising for a second straight month.

Ghosts of violations past

| December 07, 2010

For owner-operator purposes, CSA 2010 started three years ago. That’s how far back your violations are taken into account.

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