102 vehicles placed out of service during Arizona enforcement blitz
During this operation, inspectors stopped 639 commercial motor vehicles and conducted inspections to ensure compliance with state and federal motor carrier safety regulations.
November 3, 2023
2,240 CMVs placed out of service in U.S. during Brake Safety Week
Of the 18,875 total commercial motor vehicles inspected in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, 2,375 (12.6%) were removed from roadways because of brake problems.
October 18, 2023
House hearing on autonomous trucks addresses security, safety, driver jobs
"My big concern is that the only ones that will have access are the mega trucking companies or those who can make the major investments and that it will strangle the small trucking companies out of business."
September 15, 2023
Teamsters weigh in on federal regulations for autonomous trucks
“Hundreds of thousands of Teamsters turn a key for a living, so we are fiercely committed to working with Congress and federal regulators to get AV policy right."
September 15, 2023
Briefly: Deadline to comment on automatic emergency braking looms
The commenting period on the proposal published jointly by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ends Sept. 5
August 22, 2023
Brakes and hours of service lead Roadcheck out-of-service violations
In all, U.S. inspectors conducted 53,847 Level I, II and III Inspections, according to the CVSA. There were 15,932 vehicle, 5,020 driver, and 205 hazardous material out-of-service violations found.
August 1, 2023
Industry group says emissions goals out of sync with charging reality
"By trying to force the trucking industry to electrify without the charging infrastructure and power capacity that will be required, the state is setting trucking and the supply chain up for failure."
July 28, 2023
Trucking organizations oppose proposed side underride guard rule
"The latest NHTSA analysis indicates that a side underride requirement comes with a roughly $1 billion price tag without even accounting for various operational cost estimates."
July 26, 2023
Year so far has been 'very busy' for regulations; there's still more to come
Numerous possible regulation changes loom during the second half of the year, according to two experts.
July 14, 2023
Federal agencies propose mandating automatic emergency braking
“The trucking industry supports the use of proven safety technology like automatic emergency braking."
June 22, 2023
Biden vetoes resolution repealing EPA's truck emissions standards
The trucking industry voiced opposition to the new EPA standards.
June 15, 2023
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
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