President Obama announced his nomination for Secretary of Transportation.
The United States Department of Transportation DOES NOT issue Motor Vehicle License Plates or Drivers Licenses.
A shocking number of carriers have been red flagged for closer investigation. Find out why they’re being flagged and why these carriers are so hard to pin down.
DOT clarifies its position on medical and recreational marijuana use.
The FMCSA wants to know what truck drivers and carriers think about EOBRs and if they feel harassed or exposed while using them.
The DOT has taken an official position on the legalization of recreational marijuana and its impact on CDL holders.
Will the focus on more safety-oriented programs like this one in Georgia affect your decisions on seat belt use?
A short list of things even veteran truck drivers can get caught with, alongside the regulation reference and the associated CSA severity weight points in parentheses.
Ray LaHood announced $13 million in relief funds for New York and Rhode Island.
The VA and DOT partner to help veterans find jobs. Find out where you can apply here.
Fracking Truck Drivers have to deal with long load and unload times, but the DOT says that doesn’t exempt them from extending their hours.
The Colorado Department of Transportation installs traffic information kiosks. What does the program offer truck drivers?
After a driver from Demco is arrested under suspicion of trafficking arms, things take a turn for the worse for the Midwestern truck driving company. Find out what happened.
The Department of Transportation pulled back on state regulation for road sign placement. What’s driving the stand down?
Maine’s governor Paul LePage decided to boost fines related to distracted driving, texting and phone use in cars and trucks.
The Department of Transportation in Missouri has created a new program designed to alert young drivers to the hazards of distraction when driving near semi trucks.
The FMCSA is singing “Another One Bites the Dust,” after it ordered 2 trucking companies out of service. Check out this article to find out this companies dirty deeds.
A recent study done by Truck Capital Partners reveal the number of carriers actively working toward CSA compliance and the steps they’re taking to ensure compliance. Find out the percentage the the steps they’re taking to do so.
The controversial Mexican Pilot Program from a NAFTA mandate began transporting goods into America on March 30th.
Citing the results of a new study in conjunction with some previous European surveys, the FMCSA feels that truck safety can get even better by installing speed limiters.
Window film covering is now legal on truck’s sides windows. What percentage of tinting is legal? To find out, check out this article.
A new financial scam being conducted on transportation companies has caused an alert to be issued by the DOT. Carriers and Owner/Operators beware!
Turns out, dropping those colorful expletives may be good for you. The next time your boss tells you to, “watch your language,” show him or her this article.
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Carriers wonder how the EPA was able to pass their cost estimates off as reliable data, when third party investigators conclude the agency made massive mistakes.