Regulations

Staring down CARB, learning from the best

| June 06, 2013

Owner-operator Steve Bixler weighs in on four-wheeler education, and California-resident independents Tom and Karen Moore face a tough CARB choice.

Groups want court to rehear case against Mexican trucking program

| June 05, 2013

The Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association has asked a federal court to rehear its case against the U.S. cross-border pilot trucking program with Mexico.

Be wary: Annual Roadcheck inspection blitz taking place this week

| June 05, 2013

Roadcheck, the annual inspection blitz done by a joint effort of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and others, will take place June 4-6 this year.

Over regulation killing owner-operators, says ATA chair

| June 04, 2013

Mike Card put it bluntly last week at the Great West Fleet Executive Conference in Las Vegas: The costs of complying with regulations in the trucking industry is smothering owner-operators and small fleet owners.

California regulations drive out owner-operators

| June 01, 2013

Owner-operators are being driven out of business and the market value of used trucks has been hijacked by the ever-tightening emissions regulations in California, said a panel this week.

FMCSA studying driver harassment potential of e-logs

| May 29, 2013

The agency says it will do in-depth interviews with carriers to determine “the extent to which could be used by motor carriers or enforcement personnel to harass drivers or monitor drive productivity."

OOIDA sues agency over violation appeals process

| May 24, 2013

OOIDA is suing the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for the second time in a year over its violation appeals process.

Agency orders Colorado trucking company to cease operation

| May 24, 2013

After it uncovered a litany of regulatory violations, FMCSA has issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order to Colorado-based trucking company GD Cars.

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