Regulations

Redux: Have you seen your ‘CSA scorecard’?

| November 15, 2012

With third party vendors providing tools to carriers to compute their drivers CSA scores, only one continues to take that functionality directly to the "drivers" of CSA -- professional operators. Have you seen a tabulation of your CSA performance? We want to hear from you.

NTBS asks for crash avoidance tech mandate

| November 15, 2012

The NTBS hopes for a mandate of collision-mitigation technology on Class 8 trucks, elimination of distracted driving and a reduction of substance-impaired driving.

U.S. Xpress expands into Mexico

| November 14, 2012

U.S. Xpress says it is expanding its "presence and range" of its cross-border capabilities into Mexico by purchasing a 90 percent interest in Xpress Internacional.

FMCSA to validate driver medical cards during inspection

| November 13, 2012

During enforcement and compliance inspections of trucks and drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and its state-based partners will begin conducting random verifications of driver medical cards.

Navigating gun laws for truckers

| November 12, 2012

The question of carrying a gun for protection is one that comes up often, and there's a lot of murkiness and misinformation regarding actual laws for commercial drivers.

Hours rule exemption for storm relief extended to Nov. 27

| November 09, 2012

The waiver of certain federal rules for drivers carrying emergency loads to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy has been extended to Nov. 27.

Drivers mostly support marijuana ballot results

| November 07, 2012

While most states were going either shades of blue or red Tuesday evening, Colorado and Washington state went green, as voters in both states approved initiatives to legalize pot.

Amid lawsuits, Mexican pilot program plods on

| November 07, 2012

A federal court is set to hear OOIDA's case against the cross-border pilot program Dec. 6.

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