Archive for the ‘Road Rules’ Category

Giant Wind Turbines: Can You Haul it?

Posted on: October 17th, 2013 by Josh Grammer No Comments

Are oversized loads your cup of tea? Well, hats off to you if you have ever dealt with steep regulations and a weight limit that [...]


Apnea Gets Formal

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

House & Senate Pass Apnea Regulation Bill Unanimously Although the FMCSA has already stated its intent to use the formal rulemaking process to address the [...]


Not So Fast On Apnea Regs

Posted on: October 4th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA Shifts Gears To Formal Rulemaking Process On Apnea    Last month, it looked as though the FMCSA was about to address sleep apnea through its [...]


Inspections show driver improvement

Posted on: September 27th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Roadcheck 2013 results better, still room to improve When the CVSA conducted its annual Roadcheck safety blitz earlier this year, more than 73,000 trucks were [...]


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 [...]


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