Regulations http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Your May 6 Pre-trip: Inspector general calls foul on FMCSA http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-may-6-pre-trip-inspector-general-calls-foul-fmcsa <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Here are five things worth knowing today:</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-may-6-pre-trip-inspector-general-calls-foul-fmcsa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-may-6-pre-trip-inspector-general-calls-foul-fmcsa#comments News Regulations Safety Wed, 06 May 2015 14:14:00 +0000 159091 at http://fleetowner.com Your May 5 Pre-trip: Daimler to livestream vehicle concept unveiling tonight http://fleetowner.com/equipment/your-may-5-pre-trip-daimler-livestream-vehicle-concept-unveiling-tonight <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here are five things worth knowing today:</p> <p>1. Daimler will unveil a groundbreaking vehicle concept by <span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/freightliner-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Freightliner</a></span> Trucks tonight in Las Vegas. <a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/watch-live-freightliner-trucks-unveils-its-inspiration-truck"><u>Watch the live technology premiere</u></a>. Check back in with <a href="http://www.fleetowner.com/"><u>fleetowner.com</u></a> tomorrow morning for additional coverage.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/equipment/your-may-5-pre-trip-daimler-livestream-vehicle-concept-unveiling-tonight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/equipment/your-may-5-pre-trip-daimler-livestream-vehicle-concept-unveiling-tonight#comments Equipment News Regulations Tue, 05 May 2015 15:08:00 +0000 158971 at http://fleetowner.com TCA to offer webinar on e-screening vs. pre-clearance http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-offer-webinar-e-screening-vs-pre-clearance <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The Truckload Carriers Assn. is hosting a webinar on May 14 that will discuss the e-screening and pre-clearance processes.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">Part of the Truckload Academy Educational Series, the webinar, titled E-Screening vs. Pre-Clearance: Do You Know the Difference?, is free to TCA members thanks to sponsor HELP Inc.&nbsp; The registration fee for nonmembers is $219.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-offer-webinar-e-screening-vs-pre-clearance" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/tca-offer-webinar-e-screening-vs-pre-clearance#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Tue, 05 May 2015 14:02:00 +0000 158921 at http://fleetowner.com May 4, 2015: Sinkhole closes highway; CNG station coming to GA; An industry with a voice http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/may-4-2015-sinkhole-closes-highway-cng-station-coming-ga-industry-voice <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:</p> <p>&bull; <a href="http://www.630wpro.com/2015/05/04/volvo-ocean-race-arrives-in-newport/"><u><span class='keyword_link'><a href="http://fleetowner.com/volvo-1?intlink=incontent" title="Keyword link list" target="_blank">Volvo</a></span>&rsquo;s Ocean Race</u></a> has made its way to Newport, and trucks have been delivering containers filled with prefabricated pavilions to construct a sailing village at Fort Adams Park. <strong>WPRO News</strong> has more.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/may-4-2015-sinkhole-closes-highway-cng-station-coming-ga-industry-voice" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/may-4-2015-sinkhole-closes-highway-cng-station-coming-ga-industry-voice#comments Fleet Management Fuel News Regulations Safety Mon, 04 May 2015 13:05:00 +0000 158751 at http://fleetowner.com Coalition supports legislation to modernize truck weight limit http://fleetowner.com/regulations/coalition-supports-legislation-modernize-truck-weight-limit <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The </font><a href="http://www.texasctp.org/the-solution.html"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Calibri" size="3">Texas Coalition for Transportation Productivity</font></u></a><font face="Calibri" size="3">, a group of Texas business leaders dedicated to making port shipments more productive, launched in support of HB 3061, state legislation that would safely increase the weight limit for vehicles carrying ocean cargo shipping containers.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/coalition-supports-legislation-modernize-truck-weight-limit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/coalition-supports-legislation-modernize-truck-weight-limit#comments News Regulations Safety Fri, 01 May 2015 13:30:00 +0000 158631 at http://fleetowner.com April 30, 2015: Internet of Things at truck stops; Hazardous waste shuts down highway; ATA safety strategies http://fleetowner.com/regulations/april-30-2015-internet-things-truck-stops-hazardous-waste-shuts-down-highway-ata-safety- <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here is a look at what is happening in the world of transportation this morning:</p> <p>&bull; Wisconsin lawmakers are listening to public comments about proposed <a href="http://fox11online.com/2015/04/30/lawmakers-to-listen-to-public-comments-about-drug-testing-bills/"><u>drug testing bills</u></a> during a public hearing today, according to <strong>Fox 11</strong>.</p></div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/april-30-2015-internet-things-truck-stops-hazardous-waste-shuts-down-highway-ata-safety-" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/april-30-2015-internet-things-truck-stops-hazardous-waste-shuts-down-highway-ata-safety-#comments News Regulations Safety Thu, 30 Apr 2015 15:05:00 +0000 158511 at http://fleetowner.com Trucking takes FMCSA complaints to receptive audience in Congress http://fleetowner.com/regulations/trucking-takes-fmcsa-complaints-receptive-audience-congress <div class="field-deck"> Agency's 'standard of perfection' distracts from safety improvements </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Trucking industry representatives looking for a friendly venue where they might vent their frustrations with federal regulators found one Wednesday in the hearing room of the House Transportation committee. Testimony highlighted how FMCSA has strayed from its safety mission and initiatives that delivered results to become an agency focused on niggling details that have little to do with crash prevention.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/trucking-takes-fmcsa-complaints-receptive-audience-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/trucking-takes-fmcsa-complaints-receptive-audience-congress#comments News Regulations Safety Thu, 30 Apr 2015 13:03:00 +0000 158491 at http://fleetowner.com ATRI report: More trucks in traffic, more accidents after 2013 restart changes http://fleetowner.com/regulations/atri-report-more-trucks-traffic-more-accidents-after-2013-restart-changes <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Intuitively and anecdotally, many in the trucking industry have argued the 2013 restart changes in the hours of service rule put more trucks on the road during peak morning traffic periods. Now there’s statistical evidence to back up the assertion.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/atri-report-more-trucks-traffic-more-accidents-after-2013-restart-changes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/atri-report-more-trucks-traffic-more-accidents-after-2013-restart-changes#comments News Regulations Safety Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:52:00 +0000 158461 at http://fleetowner.com Thinkstock Congresswoman on DOT funding bill: ‘Christmas came early for the trucking industry’ http://fleetowner.com/regulations/congresswoman-dot-funding-bill-christmas-came-early-trucking-industry <div class="field-deck"> Hours of service, trailer length, insurance minimums part of package </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The House Appropriations subcommittee charged with setting next year&rsquo;s budget for the Department of Transportation recommended a plan to the full committee on Wednesday, but ranking Democrats, the administration, and safety groups strongly criticized the bill for setting policy along with spending levels.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/congresswoman-dot-funding-bill-christmas-came-early-trucking-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/congresswoman-dot-funding-bill-christmas-came-early-trucking-industry#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Safety Wed, 29 Apr 2015 16:15:00 +0000 158451 at http://fleetowner.com Bendix lauds new remanufacturing legislation http://fleetowner.com/regulations/bendix-lauds-new-remanufacturing-legislation <div class="field-deck"> Bills encourage use of remanufactured parts in federal vehicle fleets </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;"><a href="http://www.bendix.com/en/"><u><font color="#0000ff" face="Times New Roman" size="3">Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems</font></u></a><font face="Times New Roman" size="3"> is lauding recently introduced legislation to encourage the use of remanufactured parts in federal vehicles. Bendix said it supports remanufactured parts for the cost, environmental and performance advantages they offer.</font></p> <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;">&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/bendix-lauds-new-remanufacturing-legislation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/bendix-lauds-new-remanufacturing-legislation#comments Equipment News Regulations Wed, 29 Apr 2015 14:00:00 +0000 158421 at http://fleetowner.com