1. DOT size and weight study ‘falls short,’ says review

    By Kevin Jones, American Trucker, October 12, 2015 Nice try, but the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) report to Congress on federal truck size and weight limits could have come up with something other than that the data was insufficient to give lawmakers a substantial recommendation, says a n…Read More

  2. ATA survey: Driver shortage to hit 48,000 by end of year

    By The Trucker News Services, October 6, 2015 ARLINGTON, Va. — According to a new analysis by the American Trucking Associations, the shortage of truck drivers has grown to nearly 48,000 and could expand further because of industry growth and a retiring workforce.   “The ability to find enough…Read More

  3. Dear Congress: No weight increases, say trucking, safety groups

    By Kevin Jones, American Trucker, September 24, 2015 Recently introduced legislation to allow heavier trucks on federal interstate highways is facing opposition from influential trucking groups and highway safety advocates, each of which has written Congress to make point-by-point objections to a 91…Read More

  4. CSA, E-Logs on FMCSA's Priority List

    By Truckinginfo.com, September 15, 2015 As the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration readies a long-awaited proposed rule that would use CSA data in making Safety Fitness Determinations for motor carriers, it's also preparing for "Phase III" of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program. I…Read More

  5. DOT: Highway Trust Fund solvent longer than thought, to 3rd Q '16

    By The Trucker News Services, TheTrucker.com, September 09, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Department of Transportation now says there is enough money in the Highway Trust Fund to keep the Highway Account solvent through the third quarter of FY2016, which will end June 30, 2016, and to keep the Mass Transi…Read More

  6. 2015 Commercial Vehicle Outlook Wrap-up

    By Jeff Crissey, CCJ News, September 1, 2015 The 2015 Commercial Vehicle Outlook is in the books. The annual conference, hosted in Dallas by CCJ‘s parent company Randall-Reilly and the Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association, hosted hundreds of fleet and supplier attendees as speakers and panelists d…Read More