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Teamsters Fighting DOT Exemptions

The Teamsters Union has become more aggressive in its fight against the U.S. DOT’s late-December decision to exempt motor carriers from California labor laws that require periodic meal breaks and paid rest breaks.
Last month…

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Hazmat Transporter Ordered To Close

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered a Crossville, Tenn.-based trucking company, Rock City Stone Co. to immediately cease all transportation. Rock City Stone Co. operates as RC…

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Shippers Must Understand Hazmat Rules

When shipping hazardous materials (hazmat) of any type, company representatives must have a strong understanding of the products they are attempting to ship and the federal requirements that govern the domestic and international transportation of…

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EPA Plans Further Emission Reduction

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will launch a new rule to further cut emissions of nitrogen oxide (NOx) from diesel-powered, heavy duty trucks, agency officials said recently. EPA said it intends to publish a…

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FMCSA Updates Personal Conveyance Rule

Earlier this year the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued updated guidance on use of personal conveyance by commercial truck drivers. Previously, guidance had restricted the use of personal conveyance to “unladen” vehicles, which…