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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.

MudFlap Laws

Truck Mud Flap Laws

Did you know there are mud flap laws? Find out what they are here.
Safe Haven Rule Explained

Safe Haven Rule Explained

The FMCSA’s Safe Haven rule is perhaps one of the FMCSA’s most misunderstood and misquoted rules. Drivers often assume the rule applies to safe and available parking, but that’s not always the case.
Red Light

16 States Pass “Dead Red” Laws, Allowing Cyclists To Run Red Lights

In March, 16 states passed house bill 1080, a rule better known as the “dead red” law.
Medical Card Changes For Drivers

Upcoming Changes for CDL Holders

Get the information you need to know about upcoming medical card requirements.
Operation Truck Stop

“Operation Truck Stop” To Crack Down On Truckers

After an influx of complaints from motorists about unsafe driving by truckers, Indiana police will be targeting truck drivers in Porter, LaPorte and St. Joseph Counties on U.S. 20 and State Road 2 with a campaign called "Operation Truck Stop".

Chicken Lights & the FMCSA 2014

Get the info you need to know about auxiliary lights-- this information could help you avoid a citation.
OOIDA Asks FMCSA To Extend Certified Medical Examiner Deadline

FMCSA: Medical Examiner Requirement Going Into Effect SOON!

Beginning May 21, 2014, all driver medical examinations must be performed by a doctor on the FMCSA's Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
Increased Speed Limit

Illinois Governor Signs Bill To Increase Speed Limits On Rural Roads

On Monday, Illinois Governor Pat Quinn signed a bill that will increase the speed limit on rural interstates from 65 to 70 miles per hour.
California Drivers Sue Gardner Trucking Over Unpaid Wages

Truck Drivers Victorious In Landmark Minimum Wage Case Against Werner Enterprises

A judge has sided with a group of truck drivers who claimed that Werner Enterprises used unfair meal break and rest policies to pay them less than minimum wage. Court Sides With Truck Drivers in...
Make a CB Threat, Go to Jail?

Make a CB Threat, Face a Fine?

A truck driver is in hot water for making verbal threats to another truck driver via CB radio. Read about CB laws here.
largest targeted enforcement campaign

It’s Here: Roadcheck 2014

This year's Roadcheck 2014, scheduled between June 3rd through June 5th 2014, is the largest targeted enforcement campaign on trucks and buses.
Pit Bull

Truck Driver Loses Dog To Pit Bull Ban In Salina, Kansas

Truck driver Nathan Stewart is missing his furry pit bull copilot Sophie after she was taken away by authorities in Salina, Kansas. Animal Control Takes Dog As Evidence Authorities were notified after Stewart left Sophie outside...
Log Book Quiz

QUIZ: Are You A Coloring Book Pro?

Would you consider yourself to be a log book expert? Take this quiz to see how you measure up!
Court Sides With Truckers In Wage Dispute Because Of Missing Comma

Justice for Truckers

It is time for trucking to take a step forward and protect their greatest asset, their drivers!
Cop Vs. Safety Trucker

VIDEO: Cop Berates Trucker For Choosing A Safe Place To Pull Over

"You don't decide where to stop. I do," says this angry cop as he berates a truck driver for waiting to pull over until he feels it is safe!
Nebraska Troopers Spring Second Surprise Truck Inspection Blitz In Two Daysvideo

Surprise Inspections In Norfolk, Nebraska

Truckers in Norlfolk, NE surprised when authorities conducted 80 inspections and handed out over 260 violations.