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Regulators Studying Speed Limiters

Regulators studying speed limiters using electronic engine devices in proposed rule. Federal regulators plan to propose setting a truck speed limit using electronic engine devices in a proposed rule anticipated in 2023. The FMCSA is…

For independent trucking operators, the largest chunk of their insurance costs is liability coverage, which pays for injuries and property damage from a wreck. For over-the-road drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires 0

White House Aims To Shore Up Trucking

The White House unveiled a sweeping initiative aimed at shoring up the ranks of the nation’s truck drivers that could potentially lead to boosting driver pay. The Biden-Harris Administration Trucking Action Plan is being launched…

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Schneider Test Safety System

Schneider will become the first truckload carrier to conduct a trial deployment of “lifesaving technology” developed through the Driver Alcohol Detection System for Safety (DADSS) program, a public-private partnership between the world’s leading automakers and the U.S. DOT’s NHTSA to…

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EV Expansion Plan Includes Trucking

The Biden administration has confirmed that the trucking industry will be included in its electric vehicle (EV) expansion strategy and will be eligible for federal grants.
A new guidance document released in April by U.S…

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Feds Waive Some Drug Testing

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a temporary waiver letting employers skip pre-employment drug testing for certain drivers as the economy works to recover from COVID-19 shutdowns. The waiver, which went into

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