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Concrete pump drivers get 30-minute rest break exemption

The exemption says ACPA represents more than 600 companies with more than 7,000 workers nationwide, many of which operate intrastate and are not covered under the exemption. ACPA says it ...

Truck renting association seeks ELD exemption for short-term rentals

The group says it supports the ELD rule and that many drivers who rent trucks will use ELDs, it is unlikely that the driver’s ELD will communicate properly with the ...

TransComply launches database of carriers operating in compliance with new food hauling regs

TransComply started the Uniform Food Safety Transportation Protocol (UFSTP) to help simplify the new FDA requirements for motor carriers hauling food for fleets of all sizes. Participation in the UFSTP ...

ATA president: Trump gives trucking an opportunity to do ‘amazing things’

At the Omnitracs Outlook user conference on Feb. 27, Chris Spear, president of the American Trucking Associations, described President Trump as “pretty much a freelancer” with an agenda that is ...
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Trump orders federal agencies to develop task forces to remove regulations

Trump directed all federal agencies, including the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, to establish a team to evaluate existing regs and make recommendations about regulations that need “repeal, replacement or ...

Trump’s two-for-one regs order challenged in court, partially over truck safety and emissions regs

A lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday seeks to block a recent order from President Trump directing federal agencies to repeal two existing regulations for each new one enacted. Plaintiffs ...

Driver training org: Trump delay won’t affect rule, FMCSA may add behind-the-wheel minimum later

Recent hurdles aside, the rule likely will remain as-is through its 2020 implementation date, says CVTA President Don Lefeve. Data derived after the rule is implemented could lead FMCSA to ...

Rule setting driver training standards, registry could be hit by Trump’s regulatory order

Trump’s memo, distributed to staffers Jan. 20, orders executive agencies to “temporarily postpone” the effective date of rules published in the Federal Register but not yet effective. FMCSA's December-published entry-level ...

Hino seeks exemption to mount crash avoidance system lower on windshield than allowed by DOT regs

The company says the camera housing is approximately 4.67 inches wide and 4.3 inches tall, and that the bottom edge of the camera is approximately seven inches below the upper ...

BOLT System says software ready for FMSA regs

Shippers will require carriers to make any necessary changes to bring themselves into compliance with the FSMA regulations