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It’s complicated: Channel 19 year in review, part 3
Part 3 in this year in review, in which the “real Leroy Mercer” reared his head (sort of — yeah, it’s complicated), and Elves Trucking’s time-card hours compliance strategy didn’t look well in light of compliance-review waterboardings, and …
December 30, 2016
Regs outlook: Change is in the air
Between hope and a hard place: The potential import for owner-operators of a new federal administration as regards ELDs, speed limiters, CARB’s pursuit of an Ultra-Low NOx emissions standard and more, from Western States Trucking Association rep and former O/O Joe Rajkovacz at NASTC’s annual meeting.
November 22, 2016
Driver voices raised against highway bill amendment to resolve state/federal legal conflicts
Protection of independent/small-fleet business freedom or “wage theft” from company drivers? A growing conflict over a highway-bill amendment as House-Senate conference gets under way.
November 16, 2015
$400k trucks? Overdrive talks to CCTA’s Joe Rajkovacz about impact of emissions regs
A recent decision by a federal court denied the California Construction Trucking Association’s appeal of the EPA’s greenhouse gas standards based on a lack of standing.
May 6, 2015
Entry level driver training podcast: The data problem
What’s dogged any training rule for the last 20 years? There’s no particular evidence of a relationship between adequacy of training and drivers’ safety on the road.
February 27, 2015
Podcast: Legal delays as CARB rules ‘go hard-fast’
As lawsuits against the California Air Resources Board hit the same technical “buzzsaw” and get delayed and delayed, notes Joe Rajkovacz of the CCTA, deadlines for rules compliance come and go.
November 13, 2014
Thursday round-up: What deer whistles, elections and NASTC’s annual meeting have in common
Tools designed to mitigate hazard, maybe? At least one of these, maybe two (and it’s not the NASTC meet, I can assure you) doesn’t normally work so well. Nonetheless, fingers can always be crossed…
November 6, 2014
Big data blowback: Trucking goes to Congress over CSA
Behind the CSA bill — H.R. 5532 would require FMCSA to revamp the CSA program, pulling scores and non-crash-associated data from public view in the meantime. Prognosis for the bill in the short term: Not good with a Democrat Party-controlled Senate, one watcher notes.
September 23, 2014
CARB’s ‘loan denial provision’ less appealing by the minute
Details on proposed changes to amendments to CARB’s Truck and Bus Rule adopted earlier in the year — owner-operators have through Thursday, July 17, to comment on the changes.
July 15, 2014
Checking in with ‘Truckers against CARB’ — rally, public meeting Thursday
Video interview with Loren Hutnick about his “Truckers Against CARB” rally planned for Thursday in Sacramento, as CARB takes up public comment on the flexibility-enhancement provisions it introduced earlier in the year.
April 22, 2014
CARB: Operators’ voices, more on the regs in podcast part 2
This feature podcast follows the Monday, Nov. 25, installment on CARB’s 11th-hour flexibility maneuvering. Call 530-408-6423, state your name and location, and give us your view on the state’s emissions regs.
November 27, 2013
Podcast: CARB compliance flexibility, or lack thereof, not set in stone
In the first of two podcasts on CARB’s 11th-hour flexibility maneuvering, Joe Rajkovacz of the CCTA urged operators around the nation to get involved in the process, as potential new compliance options aren’t yet set in stone.
November 25, 2013
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