Monday, April 23, 2018
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FMCSA’s MCSAC tasked to recommend rules that might be nixed under Trump executive order

FMCSA’s MCSAC tasked to recommend rules that might be nixed under Trump executive order

FMCSA’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC) has a new “assignment”: Come up with some regulations that can be eliminated to comply with President Donald Trump’s executive order requiring that for every one new regulatory action at least two prior rules can be identified for elimination.

Diverse array of retailers, motor carriers, others write letters protesting rest area commercialization

Diverse array of retailers, motor carriers, others write letters protesting rest area commercialization

ALEXANDRIA, Va. — A diverse coalition including restaurants, fuel retailers, city governments, trucking firms and blind entrepreneurs Tuesday sent letters to key lawmakers urging them to oppose efforts to commercialize interstate rest areas as Congress considers infrastructure legislation.

UPS driver who killed 3, wounded others, had filed overtime grievance

UPS driver who killed 3, wounded others, had filed overtime grievance

SAN FRANCISCO — A UPS driver, frustrated and angry over what he called “excessive overtime,” killed three other drivers and wounded two others, then shot and killed himself at a UPS facility here Wednesday.

OOIDA to push forward with  fight against ELD mandate

OOIDA to push forward with fight against ELD mandate

GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. — An appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court by a national association of small-business truckers will not be reviewed.

S.C. governor signs law to slow down work zone traffic

S.C. governor signs law to slow down work zone traffic

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Gov. Henry McMaster ceremoniously signing a law that aims to slow down drivers in highway construction zones to protect workers.

Class 8 truck sales surge 16.5 percent in May

Class 8 truck sales surge 16.5 percent in May

Sales of Class 8 trucks in May continued the up-down pattern established in the first five months of 2017, surging 16.5 percent over April, a month in which when sales were down 6.5 percent from March, according to data provided by WardsAuto.

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