Laws & Regulations

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.

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Texas trucking company slammed with $7.4 million verdict

A Texas jury ordered a trucking company to pay millions to a man who was injured during a crash involving an oversized load in 2017.
TP

Truck stop scores legal victory in bizarre toilet paper injury case

An Illinois court sided with truck stop giant Pilot Travel Centers in a strange case involving an injury caused by an industrial sized roll of toilet paper.
Sorce Enterprises

Family-owned trucking co. turns to cannabis to try to keep the doors open

The owner of a small Illinois trucking company is trying an unusual tactic to generate new revenue and keep workers employed.
AB5

Judge indefinitely halts enforcement of labor law that threatens 70,000 truckers

Truckers scored a "significant win" yesterday when a California judge halted the enforcement of a controversial labor law until further notice.
Overweight Indiana

Troopers say truck was 96,300 pounds overweight

Indiana State Police say that they handed out a whopping citation following a truck inspection that turned up numerous violations this morning.
Nevada OOS

FMCSA orders Nevada trucker off the road for alcohol, defying out of service order

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered a Nevada trucker out of service after uncovering numerous safety violations.
FMCSA Study

With truck fatalities on the rise, FMCSA to study the cause of deadly semi...

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has announced a major new study into the underlying causes behind fatal large truck crashes.
Missouri Driverless Bill

Bill would outlaw ‘driverless’ trucks on Missouri roads

A Missouri lawmaker recently proposed legislation that would require the presence of a qualified, licensed driver inside all autonomous vehicles in the state.
NH Jessica's Law

Troopers warn truckers to ‘clear snow before you go’

On Thursday morning, troopers with the New Hampshire State Police (NHSP) issued a warning to truckers to remove all ice and snow from their rigs -- or face the possibility of a...
PennDOT speed cameras

State to start using camera system to ticket drivers in March

In just a few more weeks, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will begin using a camera system to enforce speed limits in construction zones.
I-80 Tolls

Wyoming lawmakers plot to add tolls on I-80

Lawmakers in Wyoming have proposed a bill that would add tolls to I-80.
Trailer Brakes

Troopers stop truck with a big brake problem

State police in Maine say that they cited a truck driver for a major brake violation today.
AB5

Truckers granted restraining order against law affecting 70,000 owner-operators

A federal judge granted truckers in California temporary relief against a labor law that could threaten the jobs of tens of thousands of owner-operators. On New Year's Eve,...
GA Unsecured Load

Georgia cops catch truck driver with ‘unsecured load’ violation

This week, Georgia authorities shared a photo featuring an unsecured load violation.
FMCSA 2019

FMCSA boasts about year’s ‘accomplishments’ in spite of a troubled 2019 for trucking

Yesterday, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) shared an end-of-the-year rundown of their "accomplishments" in 2019 that left several members of the trucking community confused and angry.
GPS units for truck drivers.

Bill would require all big rigs to be equipped with GPS

A Virginia lawmaker recently introduced a bill that would require truck drivers to install and use a commercial GPS device.
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