Regulations

California group continues court battle over emissions regs

The California Construction Trucking Association has appealed a December 2012 ruling that CCTA says was a non-decision in its nearly two-year-long case with CARB's truck regulations.

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Minnesota to use cameras at truck stops, rest areas to help truckers find parking

The Minnesota DOT announced a testing program at a rest area in which cameras in the parking lot will find and notify truckers of available parking.

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Changing trucking for the better

Overdrive columnist Kevin Rutherford's suggestion that owner-operators build personal tribes to share information and advocate for positive industry change drew praise, commentary.

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CSA audit begins as data quality comes into question

The DOT Inspector General wants to gauge whether FMCSA has in place adequate measures to make sure that the quality of data being used to evaluate carriers is sufficient.

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Supreme Court will hear ATA case against Port of Los Angeles

ATA's lawsuit against the Port of Los Angeles' and its 2008 requirements of carriers in regards to using only company drivers and not independent contractors is heading to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Dept. of Energy asks for exemption from DOT’s hours rule

The U.S. Department of Energy has asked that its hazmat drivers be exempted from the hours-of-service 30-minute rest break provision.

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SoCal port drivers become first in decades to reach bargaining agreement

Toll Group drivers serving Los Angeles and Long Beach ports have become the first truckers to reach a collective bargaining agreement in decades.

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Readers: More gun restriction won’t help

Nine out of ten Overdrive readers either favor the status quo on official gun control or call for fewer restrictions on ownership.

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The smell of an EOBR by any other name

If you're an EOBR mandate supporter, is "electronic logging device" or "electronic log" any sweeter? Public debate over the mandate suggests, well, roses.

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FMCSA opens enforcement toolkit for carriers

New materials from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration purport to help motor carriers manage safety issues in the prism of CSA.

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