Sunday, May 27, 2018
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FMCSA chief: ‘we must do better’ regarding HOS, safety

FMCSA chief: ‘we must do better’ regarding HOS, safety

WASHINGTON — Anne S. Ferro, administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), said today her agency was obligated to develop a new Hours of Service rule that mirrored the agency’s three core priorities — raising the bar to enter the industry, maintaining high safety standards to remain in the industry and removing high-risk operators from the nation’s roads and highways.

Diesel price takes small dip after three weeks of increases

Diesel price takes small dip after three weeks of increases

The weekly retail on-highway diesel price U.S. average dropped $0.009 a gallon this week to $2.870 per gallon, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.

ATA files suit seeking supporting documents regulation on HOS

ATA files suit seeking supporting documents regulation on HOS

ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has filed a lawsuit with the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit asking it to compel the Department of Transportation (DOT) to issue a long-overdue Hours of Service (HOS) supporting documents regulation.

Mayors converge on DC to discuss the economy, transportation

Mayors converge on DC to discuss the economy, transportation

WASHINGTON — More than 250 of the nation's mayors will convene for the 78th Winter Meeting of The U.S. Conference of Mayors Jan. 20-22 here to discuss unemployment, transportation and other matters.

MTA and members launch 2010 campaign against distracted driving

MTA and members launch 2010 campaign against distracted driving

ST. PAUL, Minn. — The Minnesota Trucking Association (MTA) has announced a year-long effort to provide information and training to its members and their drivers to improve road safety.

8,800 speed cameras citations issued in 6 weeks

8,800 speed cameras citations issued in 6 weeks

BALTIMORE — Maryland highway officials say nearly 8,800 citations were issued during the first six weeks of the state's speed camera enforcement program.

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