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420 Enforcement

Six states team up for 4/20 ‘impaired driving’ enforcement blitz

Law enforcement agencies across six state are planning a major enforcement campaign on a popular "stoner" holiday. 
Operation Incognito

Troopers to target distracted drivers with ‘Operation Incognito’

Tennessee police are launching a major enforcement campaign to catch distracted drivers in the act.
Big Truck Wreck

Truckers fight back against ‘big truck wreck’ attorney billboards

A Louisiana trucking group is taking action against "billboard blight" -- especially those billboards advertising for "big truck wreck" lawyers -- by supporting new legislation in the state's House and Senate.
CVSA 2019

Truckers can now be placed out of service for these 4 violations

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has updated their Out of Service criteria -- and here's what you need to know. 
OOS April

Truck driver out of service for continuing to drive after multiple drug violations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that they ordered a truck driver off the road for multiple controlled substance violations. 
Congestion Pricing

New York becomes first city to introduce ‘congestion pricing’ for cars and trucks

Lawmakers in New York have agreed to a plan to add 'congestion pricing' for drivers who want to enter congested midtown Manhattan. 
FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse

Truckers must register with federal drug database to change jobs starting in 2020

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has set out new rules that will require truck drivers to register with a federal database before they are allowed to change jobs. 
Truck Recall

Over 24,000 trucks recalled for exhaust pipe defect that could cause crash

Tens of thousands of semi trucks have been recalled for an exhaust pipe problem that could result in a traffic accident. 
NY Idling

New law lets locals earn money by tattling on idling commercial vehicles

A new video from Vice News shows how New York residents can earn thousands of dollars by telling city officials about idling trucks and busses.
Increased Flexibility

DOT promises truckers ‘increased flexibility’ in Hours of Service rules soon

Today, the head of U.S. Department of Transportation made a major announcement about upcoming changes to Hours of Service regulations.
Left Lane

Trooper teaches drivers what the left lane is actually for

A Colorado State Trooper's much-needed video lesson on how to actually use the left lane properly has gone viral. 
Roadcheck 2019

CVSA releases dates for 72-hour Roadcheck inspection spree

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) has announced the dates for this year's International Roadcheck inspection blitz.
I-80 Tolls

Lawmakers want to add a new toll to one of America’s busiest interstates

Lawmakers in two states are currently considering plans to toll drivers on one of the nation's busiest interstates.
Rhode Island Truck Tolls

Federal judge delivers serious setback in fight against truck-only tolls

This week, a federal judge dismissed a trucking industry lawsuit meant to push back against Rhode Island's controversial truck-only tolling program.
California 2050

Bill would outlaw diesel trucks from state by 2050

A California lawmaker recently introduced legislation that would eliminate almost all diesel trucks from operating in the state by 2050.
Emergency Declaration

FMCSA exempts truckers from HOS regulations with 16 state emergency declaration

In the wake of devastating flooding that hit the midwest last week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a regional emergency declaration to exempt truckers from following certain regulations in multiple states.

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