Regulations http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Your May 29 Pre-Trip: Bad apples: Port strike devastates apple farmers http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-may-29-pre-trip-bad-apples-port-strike-devastates-apple-farmers <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="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-may-29-pre-trip-bad-apples-port-strike-devastates-apple-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-may-29-pre-trip-bad-apples-port-strike-devastates-apple-farmers#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Safety Fri, 29 May 2015 14:27:00 +0000 161341 at http://fleetowner.com Shame on you, my beautiful Rhode Island http://fleetowner.com/blog/shame-you-my-beautiful-rhode-island <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div><p><img alt="" src="/site-files/fleetowner.com/files/uploads/2015/04/Newport%20bridge_0.jpg" style="width: 530px; height: 354px;" /></p> <p>In the never-ending quest to solve infrastructure funding problems, one state has come up with a highly controversial, and I must say, completely irresponsible, plan. Unfortunately, that state is my beloved Rhode Island - the place of my birth and the place where I spent the majority of my life growing into adulthood.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/trucking-straight-talk">Trucking Straight Talk</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/shame-you-my-beautiful-rhode-island" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/shame-you-my-beautiful-rhode-island#comments Equipment Fleet Management News Regulations Trucking Straight Talk Fri, 29 May 2015 13:55:00 +0000 161331 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Rhode Island&#39;s Newport Bridge. The governor has proposed placing a toll on Class 6 and larger vehicles in the state to help pay for bridge and road repair in the state. (Photo by Getty Images)</p> ATA calls R.I. truck toll proposal ‘highway robbery’ http://fleetowner.com/regulations/ata-calls-ri-truck-toll-proposal-highway-robbery <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Today, the <a href="http://www.trucking.org/"><u>American Trucking Assns.</u></a> urged the rejection of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo&rsquo;s truck-only toll proposal, referring to it as &ldquo;highway robbery.&rdquo;</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/ata-calls-ri-truck-toll-proposal-highway-robbery" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/ata-calls-ri-truck-toll-proposal-highway-robbery#comments News Regulations Thu, 28 May 2015 18:38:00 +0000 161231 at http://fleetowner.com Your May 28 Pre-Trip: Bird flu takes toll on trucking http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-may-28-pre-trip-bird-flu-takes-toll-trucking <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="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-may-28-pre-trip-bird-flu-takes-toll-trucking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-may-28-pre-trip-bird-flu-takes-toll-trucking#comments News Regulations Safety Thu, 28 May 2015 13:29:00 +0000 161141 at http://fleetowner.com FMCSA seeks to establish state CDL auditing process http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-seeks-establish-state-cdl-auditing-process <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The <a href="http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/">Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration</a> (FMCSA) plans to file an &ldquo;<a href="https://s3.amazonaws.com/public-inspection.federalregister.gov/2015-12856.pdf">information collection request</a>&rdquo; or ICR this week with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval that seeks to standardize recordkeeping and reporting protocols for state commercial driver license (CDL) programs.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-seeks-establish-state-cdl-auditing-process" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-seeks-establish-state-cdl-auditing-process#comments News Regulations Wed, 27 May 2015 14:46:00 +0000 161041 at http://fleetowner.com Your May 26 Pre-Trip: Storms hammer Texas http://fleetowner.com/safety/your-may-26-pre-trip-storms-hammer-texas <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="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/safety/your-may-26-pre-trip-storms-hammer-texas" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/safety/your-may-26-pre-trip-storms-hammer-texas#comments Equipment News Regulations Safety Tue, 26 May 2015 14:13:00 +0000 160911 at http://fleetowner.com Senate bill takes aim at 'vagaries' of CSA, sets carrier selection standards http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-bill-takes-aim-vagaries-csa-sets-carrier-selection-standards <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Senate version of a bill aimed at protecting shippers and brokers from liability claims related to carrier selection was introduced late last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-bill-takes-aim-vagaries-csa-sets-carrier-selection-standards" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-bill-takes-aim-vagaries-csa-sets-carrier-selection-standards#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Safety Tue, 26 May 2015 13:49:00 +0000 160901 at http://fleetowner.com Truck stability control mandate clears White House review http://fleetowner.com/regulations/truck-stability-control-mandate-clears-white-house-review <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>A rulemaking to set a new federal standard that would require stability control systems on trucks and buses moved a step closer to completion last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/truck-stability-control-mandate-clears-white-house-review" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/truck-stability-control-mandate-clears-white-house-review#comments Equipment News Regulations Safety Tue, 26 May 2015 11:28:00 +0000 160871 at http://fleetowner.com Your May 22 Pre-Trip: Government extends GM oversight http://fleetowner.com/safety/your-may-22-pre-trip-government-extends-gm-oversight <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="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/safety/your-may-22-pre-trip-government-extends-gm-oversight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/safety/your-may-22-pre-trip-government-extends-gm-oversight#comments News Regulations Safety Technology Fri, 22 May 2015 14:05:00 +0000 160811 at http://fleetowner.com Bill seeks to change IRS code to better identify independent contractors http://fleetowner.com/news/bill-seeks-change-irs-code-better-identify-independent-contractors <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN) unveiled a Congressional bill yesterday &ndash;H.R.2483 &ndash; that seeks to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 with a two-part test that formally define who is &ndash; and is not &ndash; an independent contractor.&nbsp;</p> <p>The bill also seeks to clarify &ldquo;Safe Harbor&rdquo; provisions of the tax code, which also helps define independent contractor status, Paulsen said in a statement.&nbsp;</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/news/bill-seeks-change-irs-code-better-identify-independent-contractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/news/bill-seeks-change-irs-code-better-identify-independent-contractors#comments News Regulations Fri, 22 May 2015 13:55:00 +0000 160801 at http://fleetowner.com