Regulations

Diesel produces more smog than gasoline, study says

| October 24, 2012

Diesel engines produce nearly 15 times the amount of one of the main ingredients in smog than gasoline-powered engines, says a recent study by the University of Cal-Berkeley. The study was in part funded by the ...

Another CSA audit in the works

| October 23, 2012

House Reps. John J Duncan (R-Tenn.) and Peter Defazio (D-Ore.) have asked the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General for an audit on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.

Members of military can get CDL away from home

| October 22, 2012

President Obama signed the Military CDL Act of 2012, enabling members of the U.S. military to receive training for and obtain a commercial driver's license in states other than their home state.

Carriers grappling with solutions for uncompensated detention

| October 19, 2012

Despite indications more carriers are offering or improving trucker detention pay, there seems to be no clear consensus for change.

CARB ‘sends message’ with enforcement blitz

| October 18, 2012

California's Air Resources Board throughout the month of August held a statewide inspection blitz in which it checked more than 4,000 trucks for compliance.

Court to hear case on cross-border program

| October 17, 2012

OOIDA will present oral arguments against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s cross-border pilot program with Mexico Dec. 6.

What thinner oil means for you

| October 16, 2012

Next-generation low-viscosity oils will boost fuel economy, but durability could suffer.

Nationwide enforcement blitz running until Sunday

| October 15, 2012

Officers will check drivers of commercial vehicles for compliance with medical card and hours of service regulations.

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