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FMCSA Updates Hours of Service Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on May 14 published a long-awaited final rule updating hours of service (HOS) rules for commercial motor vehicle drivers that offer the industry more flexibility. The final rule…

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New Truck Drivers Likely to Drop

In April, 27 State Driver Licensing Agencies (SDLAs) were closed, along with most government offices, due to COVID-19 concerns. If someone wanted to obtain a commercial driver’s license (CDL) and join the trucking industry, or…

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NTTC Joins Safety Coalition

National Tank Truck Carriers (NTC) has joined the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Our Roads, Our Safety Coalition, the trade groups announced recently. As a coalition partner, NTTC will collaborate with FMCSA and other…

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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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Trucker Group Calls For Strike

A group calling itself Black Smoke Matters is trying to organize a shutdown of truckers on April 12 to protest a variety of conditions affecting drivers, including hours of service and training levels. The group…

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