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

 

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

 

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently published a rule which will allow individuals with a stable insulin regimen and properly controlled insulin-treated diabetes to be qualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle in interstate commerce. Read more

 

A letter from American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) Executive Director Kathy Fulton pertaining to hurricane relief efforts. Read more

 

FMCSA has announced that registration for the Unified Carrier Registration, which normally begins on October 1, has been delayed. The reason is the same as last year. FMCSA is having to recalculate the fees. Read more

 

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) launched an online data collection initiative to solicit commercial driver perspectives on how they are affected by customer detention. Read more

 

A legislative package unveiled by Congress to reauthorize the Federal Aviation Administration does not include a measure that would block states from requiring carriers to provide drivers with paid meal breaks and regular rest breaks. Lawmakers had eyed the must-pass FAA reauthorization bill as an avenue to enact the provision, colloquially known as the Denham Amendment. Read more

 

Commercial motor vehicle enforcement personnel throughout Canada and the United States conducted 67,603 roadside inspections on large trucks and buses as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck inspection and enforcement initiative, June 5-7, 2018. Read more

 

A U.S. DOT agency announced that federal laws governing truck drivers’ work schedules trump California’s state laws requiring employers to provide periodic meal and rest breaks, but only for drivers hauling hazardous materials. Read more