The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Friday, December 21 that California’s meal-and-rest break rules are preempted by federal hours-of-service regulations. Read more

 

Federal trucking regulators are exempting too many motor carriers from electronic logging device requirements and other regulations, creating “confusion and inconsistency in enforcement,” according to the organization representing roadside commercial vehicle inspectors. Read more

 

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a five-year exemption to Stoneridge Inc. to allow their aftermarket MirrorEye mirrorless digital camera and sensor system to be installed on trucks and motor coaches as an alternative to traditional mirrors. Read more

 

Please join IMTA Chairman of the Board, Jack Sawyer and IMTA President, Brenda Neville for an opportunity to learn more about your Association on January 17, 2019. Read more

 

The Iowa Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Enforcement Division has eliminated their 800-number process for carriers who have questions concerning commercial motor vehicles. Read more

 

All Iowa Department of Transportation locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 21, 2019, in observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Read more

 

Driver turnover remains high in the trucking industry, although the American Trucking Association still has a positive outlook. The turnover rate at large truckload carriers fell 11 percent in the third quarter, reversing two quarters worth of increases in the annualized turnover rate. Read more

 

FMCSA has announced that the fees for 2019 UCR have been published and will be reduced for the 2019 year. Read more

 

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