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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…

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New CNG Guidance

NGVAmerica, the national trade association for natural gas use in transportation, has reissued its recommended Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fuel System Inspection Guidance document to reflect new federal standards. The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National…

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Chassis Pool To Expand In South

Five stakeholders have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing the South Atlantic Chassis Pool 3.0, which will serve the region starting in October 2023. SACP 3.0 will be based on a single provider pool model…

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California Requiring More Inspections

California Air Resources Board (CARB) last month approved a regulation that would require some medium and heavy-duty trucks and bus owners to inspect their vehicles’ emissions control systems twice a year. The Heavy-Duty Inspection and…

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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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