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NTTC Hires Manager of Education and Government Relations Will Lusk 0

NTTC Hires Manager

Will Lusk has joined National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC) as manager of education and government relations. Lusk will be responsible for managing NTTC’s Tank Truck University and the regulatory resource functions of the association. He…

Even without a pandemic, U.S. trucking was looking at a tough time this year. When the year began, the industry was coming off a challenging 2019, when overcapacity and weak pricing forced at least 795 trucking companies to close. It’s important to note that a great many small carriers close every year. That’s because a disproportionate number of them are lightly funded, one-person operations. Still, closings last year were inordinately high, according to industry studies. 0

Support Grows For Younger Drivers

A group of bipartisan legislators reintroduced the DRIVE-Safe Act to address the growing shortage of professional truck drivers in the U.S. by allowing certified commercial truck driver’s who are under 21 to cross state lines…

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Feds Again Extend HOS Rules

Federal regulators issued a fourth extension of a rare 50-state exemption of hours-of-service (HOS) rules due to ongoing health risks caused by COVID-19. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced in February it was…

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House Amends Axle Tolerance Rule

The U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee voted in June to include an amendment in the Invest in America Act that provides a 10-percent axle tolerance for tank trucks transporting dry bulk loads. The amendment…

Teletrac and McLeods partnership helps companies stay on top of their Hours of Service and remain federally compliant 0

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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Freight Brokers Drawing Scrutiny

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) wrote to Congress in May asking for intervention to make sure that freight brokers are paying truck drivers fairly. For several weeks, truckers across the country have been demonstrating

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