Regulations

Four ‘chameleon’ trucking companies ordered to shut down

| April 25, 2013

The four companies were using the same trucks, drivers and managers yet operating under four different names.

How to DataQ: 9 tips

| April 23, 2013

Indiana State Police DataQs coordinator Michael Wilson shared these at the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance workshop April 22, 2013.

FMCSA’s focus on inspections a point of contention at CVSA workshop

| April 23, 2013

ATA representative Phil Byrd challenged the enforcement community to shift priorities away from inspections to traffic enforcement. Also: Regulatory update from FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

CSA priorities include addressing concerns of small carriers, crash accountability, agency says

| April 22, 2013

FMCSA also announced plans to launch a new version of the DataQs website for challenging inspection violations and crash assignments as early as the coming weekend.

Cross-border program with Mexico prevails in court

| April 22, 2013

A U.S. appeals court has rejected arguments against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico, saying none of the arguments brought by the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association were persuasive enough ...

Supreme Court hears case against Port of LA’s Clean Truck Program

| April 18, 2013

The U.S. Supreme Court this week heard a case brought by the American Trucking Associations against the Port of Los Angeles' Clean Truck Program.

How the national drug/alcohol clearinghouse could save you

| April 09, 2013

Food for thought: In defense of the national clearinghouse for positive test results for drug and alcohol.

Idaho ups truck weight limit to 129,000 pounds

| April 08, 2013

In deciding to permanently adopt a recent pilot program, Idaho is implementing July 1 a law that will allow trucks weighing up to 129,000 pounds on some roads.

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