Laws & Regulations

San Antonio to discuss displacing 1000s of trucks with parking ban

The San Antonio City Council is set to discuss a plan that would ban semi truck parking on city streets overnight on Wednesday.  The  new...

North America’s biggest truck inspection blitz is underway now

Tens of thousands of CMVs will be inspected over a three day period as North America's biggest truck inspection blitz is currently under way.

Truck tire anomaly sensors coming to Idaho ports of entry 

Truck tire anomaly sensors are coming to ports of entry around the state of Idaho as part of a “proactive approach to safety” by...

Idaho amends regulations to allow truckers to idle while resting or hauling reefer load

A law taking effect soon in Idaho will allow truckers to idle while resting or while hauling a refrigerated perishable load.

New Jersey’s $1.5 million truck insurance hike goes into effect in July

Starting in just a few more weeks, truckers will be required to carry more liability insurance in New Jersey.

Bill requires USPS to track injury crashes involving trucking contractors hauling mail

Lawmakers advanced legislation that would require the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) to track serious crashes involving trucking contractors hauling mail.

163K drivers risk losing their CDL when license downgrades start in November

Truck drivers with a “prohibited” status in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse have just a few months to act before state licensing agencies begin removing their commercial driving privileges in November.

Proposed bill charges $8 per semi truck leaving intermodal yard in Illinois

A proposed bill would allow counties to charge semi trucks up to $8 just for hauling good from a intermodal yard in Illinois.  The proposed...

Canadian cops to require breathalyzer testing during every traffic stop

Canadian police are cracking down on impaired driving by requiring drivers to submit to a breathalyzer test during every traffic stop in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

ATA, OOIDA urges EPA to consider the “realities of trucking” in final emissions ruling

The American Trucking Associations released a statement urging the EPA to consider the “realities of trucking” in their final emissions standards ruling.  The American Trucking...

Texas DPS reboots enhanced border inspections in “political” move

Enhanced border inspections resumed at the Texas-Mexico border over the weekend in a “political” move that’s causing serious disruptions for truckers and companies.  The Texas...

Federal Trade Commission bans noncompetes nationwide

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently issued a new rule that will ban noncompete agreements nationwide.

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