On December 12, 2018, Iowa Clean Cities will be hosting a webinar featuring speakers from the Iowa DOT, the Iowa Economic Development Authority and the National Renewable Energy Lab who will discuss the Volkswagen settlement funding opportunity. Read more

 

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) today launched its initiative to collect and warehouse anonymized electronic logging device data. Read more

 

There’s still time to nominate your driver for CVSA’s International Driver Excellence Award. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is accepting nominations for their annual International Driver Excellence Award (IDEA). This award recognizes the careers of extraordinary, professional commercial motor vehicle drivers, their commitment to public safety, to their industry, and to their communities. Read more

 

FMCSA has announced an increase in civil penalties for violations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations. Read more

 

On Monday, November 19, FMCSA’s final rule allowing individuals with insulin-treated diabetes went into effect. The new rule allows drivers with properly managed diabetes to operate a commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce. Read more

 

The Iowa DOT Office of Vehicle and Motor Carrier Services (OMVCS) has announced a pending policy change, which will be effective January 1, 2019. Read more

 

To better address the severe shortage of truck parking across the country, the US DOT is conducting a survey of major stakeholders, including carriers and drivers. Read more

 

In January 2016, the United States filed a complaint against the companies of Volkswagen, claiming that they violated the Federal Clean Air Act. The vehicles were emitting up to 40 times the allowable amount of nitrogen oxides (NOx) during normal driving operations. Volkswagen eventually agreed to a settlement. Read more

 

Looking to get better acquainted with other members of the Allied Division in a fun atmosphere? If so, we have the perfect event just for you! Read more

 

A ribbon cutting ceremony and reception were held last week in Holstein Iowa to mark the completion of the expansion of U.S. 20 to a four-lane roadway, connecting the eastern and western borders of Iowa. Read more