1. OOIDA petition warns of 'dangers' of truck speed limiters

    By American Trucker staff, August 11, 2015 Is the push for mandatory speed limiters on commercial vehicles about safety, or big business? The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Assn. (OOIDA) argues that the coming regulation is based on the latter, and the small-business organization is asking truck…Read More

  2. Scott Darling picked to be trucking's top regulator

    By Kevin Jones, American Trucker, August 06, 2015 Scott Darling, chief counsel for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, has been nominated by President Obama to be the next agency administrator. In announcing the nomination, Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx cited Darling’s perform…Read More

  3. ATA forecasts 29% freight growth by 2026

    By American Trucker staff, July 28, 2015 A new report released by American Trucking Assns. projects freight volumes will increase by nearly 29% over the next 11 years. “The outlook for all modes of freight transportation remains bright,” said ATA Chief Economist Bob Costello in releasing U.S. Fr…Read More

  4. Obama administration proposes tougher mileage standards for trucks

    By The Trucker.com News Services, June 19, 2015 WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on June 19 proposed tougher mileage standards for medium and heavy-duty trucks, the latest move by President Barack Obama in his second-term drive to reduce pollution blamed for global warming. The Environmental …Read More

  5. Safety Board Calls for Action on Collision Avoidance Systems

    By Tom Berg, HDT Truckinginfo.com, June 09, 2015 Collision avoidance systems reduce accidents and save lives and injuries, and should be standard on all new passenger and commercial vehicles, the National Transportation Safety Board declared in a statement yesterday. In a Special Investigation Repor…Read More