Archive for the ‘Road Rules’ Category

FET not the way to balanced budget

Posted on: September 20th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

As Congress prepares to wade back into the battle of the budget, a faint glimmer of sanity has emerged in the form of a House [...]


HOS – Speak Out!

Posted on: September 13th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

HOS Survey Helps Drivers Be Heard Earlier this year, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) released a study which detailed the expected impacts from the [...]


CVSA Operation Air Brake & Brake Safety Week Start Sept 8th

Posted on: September 6th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), “Out of adjustment air brakes and brake system defects constitute the major defect areas resulting in commercial [...]


HOS Bedtime Battles & FMCSA Online Registration

Posted on: August 30th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Legislators Push HOS “Bedtime” Study Completion Four Republican lawmakers are pushing the new Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, to set a deadline for completion of the [...]


Road Rules | Trillions of miles driven in US

Posted on: August 23rd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

In spite of a lagging economy, the nation’s highways have seen little relief from congestion and overcrowding. Us old-timers who were on the road back [...]


Top Reasons to Ditch Renewable Fuels

Posted on: August 16th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The recent extension of the deadline to meet renewable fuel quotas for 2013 was a step in the right direction, but why not eliminate quotas [...]


EPA Eases Renewable Fuel Standards

Posted on: August 9th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Under the heading of “better late than never,” the EPA recently announced that it was easing the mandate for production of renewable fuels, including biodiesel [...]


Delayed transportation bill blocks HOS amendment

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

An amendment to the House transportation bill, supported by Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY), was introduced this week that would have helped the trucking industry. The [...]


Prevent, Don’t Punish

Posted on: July 26th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Regulators Finally Promote Fatigue Prevention It may be a case of the cart getting way too far ahead of the horse, but just after releasing [...]


HOS – Let me be clear…or not

Posted on: July 19th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA releases clarification of rest breaks Amidst a growing list of exceptions to the 30-minute rest break mandated by the new HOS laws, the FMCSA [...]


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