Laws & Regulations

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Group warns that up to 30,000 truckers will immediately quit over vaccine mandates in...

A group representing Canadian truck drivers has issued a dire warning that upcoming COVID-19 vaccine requirements could devastate an already struggling supply chain.

Truckers involved in relief efforts exempt from HOS, weight restrictions in Kentucky

Hours of Service and weight restrictions have been temporarily suspended in Kentucky for drivers involved in delivering fuel, clearing debris, or restoring power.  Kentucky Transportation Secretary Jim Gray signed...

Biden’s new ‘Trucking Action Plan’ does little to address the industry’s actual issues, says...

The Biden administration announced its 90 day ‘Trucking Action Plan’ to attract new truck drivers and keep current drivers behind the wheel this week, but industry experts say the plan does little...

Petition to reduce driver’s 110 year sentence up to 4.3M signatures

A petition seeking to lessen the sentence of a truck driver involved in a deadly 2019 crash on Interstate 70 near Denver has garnered more than 4 million signatures in less than...

FMCSA asks for ’emergency approval’ to fast track under-21 trucker pilot program

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is moving forward with a controversial program to create an apprenticeship pilot program to allow 18 to 20 year old truck drivers to operate interstate amid lingering concerns over supply chain bottlenecks.

Upcoming vaccination, quarantine requirement dropped for Canadian truckers re-entering the country

Canadian truckers crossing back into Canada will not be required to quarantine or take the vaccine in order to re-enter the country, the Canadian government has decided.  Canada’s border...

Biden vax mandate doesn’t apply to most solo truckers, but will apply to teams:...

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has offered new clarification on how a controversial vaccine mandate for large employers will affect truck drivers.

Weigh Station sensors now monitor the condition of your tires on I-81

The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles is looking to expand current road sensor technology aimed at detecting unsafe tires.  The Tire Anomaly and Classification System (TACS) is a series...

Buttigieg: “There is no cost to wasting a trucker’s time. We’ve got to fix...

Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg seems to be working to spread the word about the unfair treatment of truckers, recent interviews show.  The recent supply chain disruption and subsequent backlog...

Weight, HOS exemptions extended for drivers heading to storm-stricken areas of KY

An emergency order suspending weight and HOS restrictions for drivers providing aid to storm-ravaged areas of Kentucky has been extended through mid-February.  The emergency order was initially issued in...

Uptick in CDL testing appointments seen ahead of upcoming CDL school regulations

Trucking schools are reporting an uptick in testing appointments as prospective drivers attempt to avoid the upcoming CDL school requirements set to begin in February.  The new regulations for...

ATA blames supply chain woes on “chronic shortage of talent”

American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear says that many of today’s supply chain issues can be traced back to the country’s slow return to work, a recent interview shows. 

“Faith in their GPS” to blame for big rig damage, hangups at local intersection,...

Pennsylvania police are paying special attention to an intersection in Mechanicsburg after multiple semi trucks have made illegal turns, causing traffic situations and property damage.  The intersection in question...

Biden’s “Trucking Action Plan” doesn’t mention parking once

A problem that has been plaguing the trucking industry for decades was not mentioned once in the Biden Administration’s 2,333 word “Trucking Action Plan,” - Truck parking.  The “Trucking...

Massive success of trucking convoy fundraiser causes confusion over distribution

A massively successful fundraiser to support the Canadian trucking convoy protesting vaccine mandates has caused some confusion over the distribution of the massive amount.  As of 4 p.m. on...

New Bill aims to be “sensible remedy to the unnecessary regulatory barriers” that surround...

A group of Senators has introduced a bill intended to streamline the process of obtaining CDLs and extending the validity of current ones.  The bill was introduced on Wednesday,...