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.

People’s Convoy has “learned some stuff since last time” and is heading back to...

The People’s Convoy says they are ready to head back to Washington DC after a brief stint in California.  The convoy headed back to California at the end of...

Have an opinion about the speed limiter mandate? The FMCSA is accepting public comments...

Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) pushes forward with a plan to require speed limiting devices on heavy duty trucks.

CVSA held surprise brake blitz last week, more than 350 trucks inspected in Georgia

Last week, law enforcement agencies across the country participated in a surprise brake safety enforcement effort.

FMCSA extends deadline for predatory lease-purchase task force applicants

Truck Leasing Task Force (TLTF), you have a little more time to submit your application.
Speed Limiters

Truckers sound off on FMCSA’s speed limiter mandate, say the rule will trigger road...

Thousands of truckers and trucking industry stakeholders have commented on a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) plan to push forward with rulemaking to require speed limiting devices on trucks.

Troopers nab U-Haul driver for questionable car haul

The Washington State Patrol (WSP) recently impounded a U-Haul -- and the car that it was precariously transporting -- following a traffic stop. The U-Haul was spotted and...

Texas trucking company ordered to cease operations after FMCSA discovers ‘widespread’ violations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared a Texas-based motor carrier to be an imminent hazard to public safety. On May 7, 2022, Houston-based carrier Jaypur...

New Jersey town bans Jake braking

City leaders in Franklin, New Jersey, voted to ban engine braking this week due to concerns about noise.

Louisiana Office of Motor Vehicles worker accused in CDL bribe scheme

The Louisiana State Police (LSP) recently arrested a driver's licensing worker for allegedly issuing fraudulent Commercial Learner's Permits (CLPs) and Commercial Driver's Licenses (CDLs)

US can waive HOS rules for formula deliveries if necessary 

The US Department of Transportation is allowed to waive Hours of Service rules for drivers delivering baby formula according to a statement from Buttigieg.  The possibility of waiving HOS...

FMCSA expands COVID-19 HOS waiver to include more fuel products

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has amended its current pandemic emergency declaration extension to include additional fuel products

Pennsylvania CMV driver ordered off the road for multiple drug and alcohol violations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued a driver an out of service order after he allegedly "ignored FMCSRs relating to alcohol and controlled substances use and possession, medical certification, and...

Dash cam video shows tanker truck crash following suspected brake failure in Silverthorne, Colorado

A driver's dash cam captured the moment that a tanker truck overturned near an intersection in Silverthorne, Colorado, earlier this month. The incident occurred around 8:30 a.m. on...

Video shows you what will happen if you get inspected during Roadcheck

>Worried about the International Roadcheck blitz happening now? A new video from the Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP) takes you step-by-step through the process so you'll know what to expect.

Overloaded trucker told Georgia cops that he didn’t think anyone ‘would be around to...

With the 72 hour Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance Roadcheck inspection campaign underway, the Georgia Department of Public Safety (DPS) stopped a log truck driver with an overweight load -- and a lot of...

FMCSA issues emergency regulation waiver in response to baby formula shortage

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) issued an emergency declaration providing regulatory relief for drivers hauling baby formula and related goods amidst a nationwide shortage.