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.

HOS

FMCSA Revises ‘Overly Restrictive’ Language Concerning Breaks

Changes have been made to the language regarding what constitutes as a break.

New HOS Regulations Take Effect Today

Find out the new out-of-service criteria.
HOS Rules

5 Steps To Prepare For Upcoming HOS Changes

HOS changes are coming soon!

Maine Speed Limit Increase Improved

You may soon be able to pass through Maine more quickly.

Maine’s Increased Speed Limit Bill Advances

Maine's Legislature’s Transportation committee endorsed a bill that would increase the speed limit on Interstate 295 between Topsham and West Gardiner.
Trucking Alliance Pushes Agenda

Mandated EOBRS: An Estimated Timeline

What are your thoughts on EOBRs?
Time For A Break

Upcoming HOS Changes

These HOS laws go into effect soon.
4 Hours of Service Points to Know

4 Things to Know About the Final Hours Of Service Rule (HOS)

These final rules go into place permanently in July of 2013. How will they affect your drive day?
Medication

If You Take These Medications, You Might Not Get A CDL

If you take any of these medications or have any of these illnesses, you may be disqualified from obtaining a CDL.
Medical Card Changes For Drivers

Upcoming Changes for CDL Holders

Get the information you need to know about upcoming medical card requirements.
Reform

Why Truck Drivers Should Care About Tort Reform

Have you heard of tort reform? Read why you should know and care about it.
MudFlap Laws

Truck Mud Flap Laws

Did you know there are mud flap laws? Find out what they are here.
Firearm Laws

Truck Drivers’ Gun Rights By State

Find out which states will honor your conceal and carry permit.
Roadcheck 2012

Roadcheck 2012 is Coming. Are You Ready?

Roadcheck 2012 is quickly approaching. Is your truck ready? Are you ready? Find out the specifics on what inspectors are looking for here.
Police Officer

Pre-Paid Legal Service – Your Ticket To Freedom?

Are pre-paid legal services worth the money, or do they cause more harm than good. Read about some other truckers' experiences with them.
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