Wednesday, January 17, 2018
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More restrictive restart provision appears to be history

More restrictive restart provision appears to be history

WASHINGTON — The so-called July 1, 2013, 34-hour restart provision that required two consecutive overnight periods and could be used only once a week is history.

Trucker Lives Matter (TLM) group plans demonstration Sept. 5 to allow CMV drivers to carry guns

Trucker Lives Matter (TLM) group plans demonstration Sept. 5 to allow CMV drivers to carry guns

Traditionally, the day after Labor Day represents the first day back to work after the holiday weekend, and an unofficial end to Summer vacations. But this year, that may be different for many members of the trucking industry.

Government and private interests demonstrate truck platooning near Port of L.A. complex

Government and private interests demonstrate truck platooning near Port of L.A. complex

LOS ANGELES – Federal, state and local government and private industry partners today conducted a demonstration of automated truck platooning using Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control (CACC) technology, at the Los Angeles Port complex and along Interstate 110 to give partners and stakeholders a first-hand experience of the technology.

Jeffrey A. Rosen, former general counsel at DOT, chosen by Trump for deputy secretary of agency

Jeffrey A. Rosen, former general counsel at DOT, chosen by Trump for deputy secretary of agency

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump has nominated Jeffrey A. Rosen to become deputy secretary in the Department of Transportation.

WIT’s annual ‘Salute to Women Behind the Wheel’ to be held at 11 a.m. March 25 at MATS

WIT’s annual ‘Salute to Women Behind the Wheel’ to be held at 11 a.m. March 25 at MATS

Women In Trucking Association’s mission is to encourage and support women drivers and to help address the challenges they face as a minority in the industry. Toward that goal, WIT will hold its annual “Salute to Women Behind the Wheel” to honor female drivers and recognize them for their service and accomplishments on Saturday, March 25, during the Mid-America Trucking Show at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, Kentucky.

Colorado survey: Nearly fourth of drivers admit texting, e-mailing or posting while driving

Colorado survey: Nearly fourth of drivers admit texting, e-mailing or posting while driving

DENVER — Almost one quarter of Colorado drivers admit they have read a text, e-mail or social media post on their phones while driving.

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