According the Consumer Product Safety Commission, almost 38 million Kidde fire extinguishers are being recalled. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is estimating that 2.5 million of those were sold with trucks and RV’s. Read more


According to a notice posted to the Unified Carrier Registration Systems website, the carrier registration process for the 2018 has been delayed until further notice. Read more


On September 7, 2017, enforcement personnel throughout Canada and the United States conducted 7,698 inspections on commercial motor vehicles as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) Brake Safety Day. Read more


Hawkeye Community College received a grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration called “Trucking with the Troops”. Read more


The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is now seeking public comment on its proposed pilot program to make more flexible the sleeper-berth provision within its hours-of-service rule for truck drivers. Read more


A federal appeals court has temporarily halted implementation of a provision in Phase 2 of the heavy trucks greenhouse gas rule of 2016 which would have regulated trailer manufacturers for the first time beginning January 1. Read more


Please join the IMTA this holiday season for a Holiday Celebration Open House that brings together IMTA members for an evening of networking and fun. Read more


According to monthly spot market rates data from, truckload rates in all three major segments continued to rise in October. Read more


Consumers boosted their spending by 1% in September, the biggest monthly gain in eight years. Read more


The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released the findings of its 2017 update to An Analysis of the Operational Costs of Trucking. Read more