1. E-log rule clears White House, set for publication

    By James Jaillet, CCJ News, November 17, 2015 A federal rule to require truck operators to use electronic logging devices to keep records of duty status has cleared the White House’s Office of Management and Budget, clearing the way for the rule to be published in the Federal Register. This is the…Read More

  2. CSA Scores: Crashing Against Common Sense

    By David Cullen, HDT Truckinginfo, November 10, 2015 No one who owns a car would expect their insurance rate to go up because of damage inflicted by a deer jumping in front of it or by someone slamming into it when running a light or by someone causing a few other types of accidents that can only be…Read More

  3. House kills proposition to up truck weight limit to 91,000 pounds

    By James Jaillet, Overdriveonline.com, November 4, 2015 A proposed Congressional measure to allow states to increase truck weight limits to 91,000 pounds failed when brought to the House floor late Tuesday. The reform was offered as an amendment to the long-term highway bill under consideration this…Read More

  4. House Committee Approves Long-Term Highway Bill

    By David Cullen, HDT Truckinginfo.com, October 22, 2015 The House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Thursday afternoon approved by a unanimous voice vote its version of a long-term highway bill, the Surface Transportation Reauthorization and Reform (STRR) Act of 2015 (H.R. 3763). The commi…Read More

  5. House highway bill would remove CSA scores, allow under-21 truckers

    By James Jaillet, CCJ News, October 22, 2015 The House’s Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Oct. 22 pushed to the full House a six-year highway bill that would, if law, require FMCSA to remove carrier rankings in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program and require the agency to …Read More

  6. Chairman Shuster Maps Passage of Highway Bill

    By David Cullen, HDT Truckinginfo.com, October 19, 2015 PHILADELPHIA – The Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee laid out the long and winding road ahead for passage of a multi-year highway bill by both chambers of Congress in his address here on Oct. 19 to the American…Read More

  7. Operation Safe Driver Week enforcement blitz happening next week

    By CCJ Staff, CCJ News, October 13, 2015 The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold its annual Operation Safe Driver Week during the week of Oct. 18-24. Law enforcement agencies across North America will engage in heightened traffic safety enforcement and education aimed at unsafe driving by b…Read More