Trucking Industry News Roundup
The trucking industry is always abuzz with activity. Stay up-to-date with changes and news that can affect the way you do your job.
Commercial vehicle inspectors will be out in force beginning Sept. 16 to conduct brake system inspections on large trucks and buses throughout the United States and Canada.
Leased owner-operator Clifford Peterson: ?Those who make the case for the hours of service status quo ignore the health and well-being of an American icon, the over-the-road truck driver, in ?
Ambulance-chasing attorneys, so-called safety groups and lawmakers influenced by lobbyists are leading the narrative regarding public perception of truckers. Staff Writer Tyson Fisher highlights all the great things truckers do every day that far outweighs the anti-trucking propaganda.
Passing roadside inspections can be difficult and stressful for drivers. Download this white paper to find out how GPS vehicle tracking can help better prepare your drivers for their next roadside inspection.
The electronic logging device mandate is working, said the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, as it posted a new infographic on its website it plans to update monthly.
States continue to adopt rule changes to accommodate truck platoons – Providing authority to test driver-assistive truck platooning technology on highways continues to advance through statehouses across the country. The concept uses a lead truck to control the speed and braking of following trucks.
From lane use to rest areas – brand-new laws are on the books July 1 – Truckers must be on constant watch for new rules that could affect them as they drive from point A to point B. Fresh off legislative action in states around the country, July is one of the leading months for new laws to take effect. Below are some notable laws that Land Line found.