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Stay up up to date on the latest laws & regulations that impact the trucking industry. Know your rights by staying informed on the issues and by being involved with our community of drivers.

Hard Enforcement

CVSA warns truckers: No ‘soft enforcement’ for ELD deadline

This week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced that there will be no grace period for drivers making the transition from grandfathered devices to approved Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs).
PA Truck Ban

States issue truck bans ahead of snow storm

Transportation officials in Pennsylvania and New Jersey have issued travel bans for some commercial vehicles in response to a winter storm.
Two Year Delay

FMCSA pushes back entry-level driver training rule by two years

This week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a two year delay to a rule that establishes nationwide minimum training standards for new truck drivers.
Missing Wheels

Cops catch truck driver with multiple missing wheels

Police say that a truck driver was issued multiple charges after he was caught driving minus several wheels.
I-40 Challenge

Blitz Alert: Troopers placed every 20 miles of 2,555 mile interstate

Multiple state police agencies are teaming up for a major enforcement effort during the holiday weekend.
Wisconsin Human Trafficking

Another state adds human trafficking training for truckers law

This week, Wisconsin became the latest state to add a law that enlists commercial vehicle drivers in the fight against human trafficking. On Wednesday, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers signed...
DOT ad campaign

Proposed DOT ad campaign to lure more workers to transportation

A newly introduced bill would attempt to grow the U.S. transportation workforce through an advertising campaign.
Women In Trucking Bill

New bill would force FMCSA to figure out how to make trucking more female...

This week, two U.S. Senators introduced legislation ultimately designed to increase the number of women truckers on the roads.
PA Truck Ban

PennDOT rolls out new truck restriction program

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) is looking ahead to winter weather and rolling out a pilot program that will restrict travel lanes for commercial vehicle drivers.
AB 5

Truckers sue California over labor law that threatens 70,000 owner-operators

The California Trucking Association (CTA) has filed a federal lawsuit in California to try to stop an impending law that they say threatens the livelihood of tens of thousands of truck drivers.
Brake Safety Week 2019

Inspectors sideline 13.5% of CMVs for brake violations during blitz

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) released the results from their September brake-focused inspection campaign.
CT Tolling Plan

Truckers to pay seven times more than car drivers under new toll plan

A governor who was criticized last year by the trucking industry for his truck-only tolling plan is back with a controversial new tolling plan.
Operation Hard Hat

State troopers are hiding in plain sight in construction zones

Troopers with New York State Police are disguising themselves to keep an eye on drivers as part of an enforcement operation called "Operation Hard Hat."
$2.3 MILLION

New Jersey trucking owner headed to prison for $2.3 MILLION tax evasion scheme

A New Jersey trucking company owner was sentenced to federal prison after authorities discovered that he had schemed to avoid paying more than two million dollars in personal and corporate income tax.
CBD Gummies

Trucker sues company over CBD gummy candy

An Illinois trucker has filed suit against a CBD candy maker after he lost his job due to a failed drug test.
Bridge Collapse

Court says trucking company to blame for bridge collapse — even though they had...

This week, the Washington Supreme Court ruled in favor of state transportation officials and against two trucking companies in the case of a 2013 bridge collapse involving an oversized load.

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