At a Senate hearing this week, regulators and trucking groups offered testimony to lawmakers about what could be done to improve truck safety in the U.S. Here are some highlights.
The new report, from ATRI, stresses that the different priorities and violation issuance rates across states dramatically undermine the uniformity of CSA.
In an attempt to ensure truck drivers’ protections under federal anti-retaliation laws, FMCSA and OSHA have agreed to begin sharing information with one another when drivers claim their employers violate labor laws.
From owner-operator Pete Zimmer: "Put the safety where needed. Educate auto drivers. Increase fines to make an impact. Put regulations where the biggest problems lie. Make fines equal for all. We are all on the same highways."
Daimler Trucks North America this week announced the availability of the Cummins Westport ISX12 G natural gas engine as a factory-installed option for the Freightliner 114SD severe-duty truck beginning in 2015.
A new "Collision course" mainstream investigative series on truck crashes debuts. Links to where to watch and comment here.
The Senate passed 66-31 Tuesday its version of a short-term patch for the nation’s highway funding, which the House passed last week. The upper chamber, however, changed the House version some, shortening it and changing the revenue base for it, setting up a showdown between the two chambers
Mack Trucks this week announced it will open a new dealership in August in Cotulla, Texas. The 40,000-sq.-ft. Valley Truck Center facility will be located at 206 W FM 468, off Exit 67 on Interstate ...
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