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Alabama Intrastate

Alabama passes bill allowing 18 – 20 year olds to drive CMVs intrastate

One of the last two states that forbid drivers under 21 years of age from operating commercial vehicles intrastate has passed a bill to allow 18 -- 20 year olds to drive trucks as long as they stay within Alabama state lines.
Teen trucker pilot program

FMCSA moves forward with under 21 truck driver pilot program

Today the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) officially announced their intentions to move forward with a plan that would allow teenagers to operate commercial vehicle interstate by asking for public comment...

Petition calls for dropped charges for truckers hauling hemp in Idaho

More than 4,000 people have signed a petition that calls for Idaho authorities to drop drug trafficking charges that were recently leveled against three truck drivers who were caught hauling hemp in the state.
Truck Parking Crisis

Mega-carrier agrees to $37 million settlement in lease-to-own suit

C.R. England Inc. recently announced that they have agreed to pay out nearly $38 million to a group of truck drivers who say that they were misled into entering into a lease-to-own program with financial terms that made it tough for them to succeed.
Operation Hard Hat 3

Troopers go ‘undercover’ for week-long enforcement blitz

The Illinois State Police will be hiding right under the nose of passing drivers during a special undercover patrol operation this week.
HOS Date Set

New ‘flexible’ Hours of Service regulations set to debut in June

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) is scheduled to unveil its highly anticipated changes to truck driver Hours of Service regulations early next month.
Operation Safe Driver Week 2019

CVSA releases dates for weeklong driver crackdown

Today the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) released the dates for this year's Operation Safe Driver Week enforcement campaign.
State to use cameras to catch work zone speeders

State to use cameras to catch work zone speeders

Transportation authorities in Pennsylvania will start using camera technology to automatically detect and ticket drivers who speed in work zones.
Drone Move Over

Police use drone to show how serious they are about ‘move over’ enforcement

An Illinois sheriff has shared unique drone footage showing just how quickly and efficiently they are pulling over drivers who fail to move over for emergency vehicles. On Monday,...
Cops tag along in a truck to catch texters

Cops tag along in a truck to catch texters

A Kentucky police department is using semi trucks to get an eagle-eye view of distracted drivers. According to a new report from WYMT, officers with the Barbourville Police...
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. 

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