Minnesota’s New Biodiesel Mandate Causes Controversy
Minnesota's new 10 percent biodiesel requirement is highest in the nation, good for farmers but angering the state trucking association with concerns about price and quality
Pennsylvania Steps Up Enforcement Of Refrigerated Loads
Pennsylvania's department of food safety and law officials step up enforcement of refrigerated loads through code red.
Maryland Increases Enforcement Of Move-Over-Law
Officials in Maryland on the whole stretch of I-95 increase enforcement of the state's move-over-law to spread a message and $750 fine .
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.
Roadcheck 2014: Arizona Places 164 Drivers Out Of Service
Arizona releases results of Roadcheck 2014.
120 Overweight Vehicles Ticketed For Violating Frost Law
120 overweight trucks ticketed for violating Michigan's frost law.
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.
Surprise Inspections In Norfolk, Nebraska
Truckers in Norlfolk, NE surprised when authorities conducted 80 inspections and handed out over 260 violations.
FMCSA To Drivers: Certified Medical Examiner Rule Now In Effect
The FMCSA's new Certified Medical Examiner rule went into effect today. The FMCSA issued a press release, reminding drivers that beginning today, all USDOT driver physicals must be performed by a doctor form the Certified Medical Examiner's Registry.
Florida Bill To Increase Speed Limits – Vetoed
Just days following the funeral of state trooper Chelsea Richard, a bill (SB 392) allowing drivers to drive 75 miles per hour on Florida highways has been vetoed by Governor, Rick Scott.
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 â€œdead redâ€ law.
Justice for Truckers
It is time for trucking to take a step forward and protect their greatest asset, their drivers!
California Town’s Truck Parking Ban Expanded
Trucks will no longer be able to park select business park streets in Vista, California. Last week, the Vista City Council voted unanimously to ban all trucks weighing over 10,000 pounds from parking Park Center...
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.
Distracted Driving Awareness: U Text. U Drive. U Pay.
State Highway Safety Offices taking action by supporting a national campaign called: â€˜U Drive. U Text. U Pay.â€™ This campaign is the first of its kind, providing strong anti-texting enforcement as well as a media outreach to educate motorists about the dangers of distracted driving.
Moving Violations Dramatically Increase Insurance Premiums
We take a look at how much moving violations and tickets affect your insurance premiums.