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Industry needs involvement in managing regulation

Posted on: October 7th, 2014 by Karine Parker No Comments

Even though the trucking industry has managed to cope with a wide range of challenges, there’s one area where the industry is sorely lacking, and that’s in the area of managing regulatory expectations. Regulations are a fact of business life, but it’s incumbent on those in the industry to play a balancing role in the […]

Truckers petition to stop ELD mandate

Posted on: April 2nd, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

An anti-electronic logging device mandate petition was set into motion March 19 on the White House website, We the People, which was created so ordinary citizens could lobby the executive branch directly. The petition is in response to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) proposal to require interstate commercial truck drivers to use electronic […]

FMCSA’s Study Criticized by Industry

Posted on: February 12th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

The recently released Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) study on the efficacy of its new 34-hour restart provision in its Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations has already received a barrage of criticism. The study was required by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21), which set a deadline of September 30, 2013 […]

Bill introduced to delay HOS regs

Posted on: November 5th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Three U.S. representatives have introduced a bill to delay and possibly undo the current FMCSA (Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration) Hours-of-Service (HOS) Regulations that became effective this July 1. Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY), Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC), and Rep. Mike Michaud (D-ME), all members of the House Committee on Transportation & Infrastructure, have put forth […]