Connecticut State Police fine overweight-oversize load $15,470
During the inspection, troopers found the driver had no oversized-overweight permit
May 28, 2023
TCA praises House committee's OK of $755 million truck parking bill
"This positive outcome represents a significant step forward in enhancing driver safety ..."
May 24, 2023
House votes to roll back new EPA emissions rules; parking bill advances
"... we encourage the U.S. Senate to follow their lead by stepping up to address American truckers’ top safety concern.”
May 24, 2023
Bill under consideration would restrict trucks in New Jersey to right lane
The bill "would create a traffic and safety nightmare on all New Jersey major roadways by greatly impeding the flow of traffic for trucks."
May 23, 2023
New bill directs DOT to make changes in sagging apprenticeship program
“The DRIVE Safe Integrity Act will bolster new career pathways into interstate trucking while promoting safety and training standards that far exceed the bar set by states today."
May 17, 2023
Oklahoma congressman's bill would block FMCSA speed limiter mandate
ATA: “These efforts to prohibit the development of safety policies are misguided, they will lead to more serious crashes, and this bill will never become law, even if it passes the House."
May 4, 2023
Colorado approves rules that require availability of zero-emission trucks
The Advanced Clean Trucks rule sets a sales standard for manufacturers to make more zero-emission trucks available in Colorado.
May 1, 2023
California sets timeline requiring all trucks to be zero-emission
"The adoption of this regulation signals a lack of awareness regarding the present gap between goals and current achievability."
May 1, 2023
Senate votes to overturn EPA's regulations for truck emissions
The White House said the president will veto the bill if it reaches his desk.
April 27, 2023
Safety agency once again takes up mandating side underride guards
The NHTSA also named the members of its Advisory Committee on Underride Protection, which will make recommendations on safety regulations related to underride crashes.
April 19, 2023
New to driving? Not been inspected? Insider offers Roadcheck advice
The man who oversees the International Roadcheck three-day inspection blitz offers his advice.
April 14, 2023
FMCSA removes All-Ways Track ELD from its list of registered devices
Those using the device must discontinue using it and revert to paper logs or logging software to record required hours of service data.
March 27, 2023
ATA reacts to report that California will set own emissions standards
"We have worked tirelessly with EPA on aggressive, achievable timelines for emissions reductions over decades."
March 21, 2023
Fuel-related emergency covering 8 states extended to mid-April
It covers motor carriers and drivers providing emergency assistance in Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
March 21, 2023
Hazmat crash prompts Truck Safety Coalition to demand changes by DOT
Among their demands were for automatic emergency braking and speed limiters to be required on all commercial motor vehicles.
March 15, 2023
106 vehicles, 135 drivers placed OOS during Arizona enforcement effort
The enforcement blitz was held from Monday, Feb. 20, through Friday, Feb. 24, on Interstate 10 from Phoenix to the New Mexico state line, and on Interstate 19 from Tucson to the international border.
March 3, 2023
CVSA's Roadcheck will focus on anti-lock brakes and load securement
The high-profile inspection blitz is scheduled for May 16-18.
February 28, 2023
FMCSA removes another ELD from its list of Registered Devices
Carriers and drivers have until April 4 to replace the Nationwide ELD if they are using it now.
February 3, 2023
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Trucker bathroom access legislation has been reintroduced in House
The bill has the support of the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association, Women in Trucking, and the American Trucking Association.
Results from a new study shows when and where riskiest driving occurs
St. Paul to truckers: Find someplace else to park overnight
Cargo theft, up by 41% over last year, could increase this holiday weekend
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