Roadcheck 2019 is scheduled for next week. The 72-hour inspection blitz will take place on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, June 4 – 6. Read more

 

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has asked U.S. and Canadian trucking regulators to explore a solution that would permit roadside inspectors to cite shippers, not just drivers and motor carriers, for cargo securement violations in sealed trailers and intermodal containers. Read more

 

A working version of the annual Transportation Department funding bill released by the House’s Appropriations Committee last week would bar the DOT from eliminating the 30-minute break requirement of current hours regulations. Read more

 

When thinking about conditions that require good driving skills your mind might immediately jump to wintertime, but there is a 100-day span between Memorial Day and Labor Day when we see the highest number of car accidents and resulting injuries. Read more

 

The American Trucking Associations applauded the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for taking a first step toward a new pilot program to allow non-military commercial drivers under the age of 21 to operate in interstate commerce. Read more

 

The IMTA Board of Directors met last week for their annual spring board meeting, with well over 50 board members and invited guests in attendance. Read more

 

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) issued a call for motor carriers to participate in ATRI’s annual update to its Operational Costs of Trucking report. Read more

 

Beginning in August 2019, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration plans to make permanent a demonstration program that allows truck crashes in which the driver was not at fault to be listed as “not preventable” in CSA scores. Read more

 

A new law in Colorado requires the state’s Department of Transportation to conduct a study about whether trucks hauling hazardous materials should be allowed to drive through the Eisenhower-Edwin C. Johnson Memorial Tunnel on I-70. Read more

 

Federal trucking regulators granted SmartDrive System Inc. a five-year exemption to allow an advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) camera to be mounted lower on truck windshields than currently is permitted. Read more

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