Regulations http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en ATRI asks for industry input on top issues facing trucking http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/atri-asks-industry-input-top-issues-facing-trucking <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has kicked off its annual appeal to trucking industry stakeholders for their thoughts on the top issues facing the industry.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/atri-asks-industry-input-top-issues-facing-trucking" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/atri-asks-industry-input-top-issues-facing-trucking#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Tue, 26 Jul 2016 14:30:00 +0000 196911 at http://fleetowner.com What the GOP has in mind for transportation http://fleetowner.com/regulations/what-gop-has-mind-transportation <div class="field-deck"> Republicans release 2016 campaign platform during RNC this week </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>During this week&rsquo;s Republican National Convention, the GOP released its <a href="https://prod-static-ngop-pbl.s3.amazonaws.com/media/documents/DRAFT_12_FINAL%5b1%5d-ben_1468872234.pdf#page=12" target="_blank">platform for the 2016 campaign</a>, which includes a section on transportation.</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/what-gop-has-mind-transportation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/what-gop-has-mind-transportation#comments News Regulations Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:21:00 +0000 196701 at http://fleetowner.com Vigillo runs the numbers on Roadcheck http://fleetowner.com/regulations/vigillo-runs-numbers-roadcheck <div class="node-body gallery-body"><div></div>The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) hasn’t published the official totals from last month’s International Roadcheck enforcement push just yet, but the raw data can be parsed by anyone with the understanding, time and patience—and a big enough spreadsheet—to take on the DOT’s monthly data dump. And the data analysts at Vigillo are just that anyone.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/vigillo-runs-numbers-roadcheck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/vigillo-runs-numbers-roadcheck#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Fri, 22 Jul 2016 05:00:00 +0000 196651 at http://fleetowner.com FMCSA follows through on FAST Act mandates http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-follows-through-fast-act-mandates <div class="field-deck"> Highway bill provisions cover a range of regulatory exemptions </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a final rule to implement eight non-discretionary provisions mandated by the FAST Act, the new highway bill.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-follows-through-fast-act-mandates" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-follows-through-fast-act-mandates#comments News Regulations Thu, 21 Jul 2016 13:46:00 +0000 196591 at http://fleetowner.com FMCSA delays final stage of Unified Registration System http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-delays-final-stage-unified-registration-system <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is delaying the implementation of the final stage of the Unified Registration System (URS) until Jan. 14, 2017, with a new full compliance date of April 14, 2017, the agency has announced.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-delays-final-stage-unified-registration-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/fmcsa-delays-final-stage-unified-registration-system#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:34:00 +0000 196561 at http://fleetowner.com MiX Telematics’ webinar covers ELD prep http://fleetowner.com/technology/mix-telematics-webinar-covers-eld-prep <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>MiX Telematics will host a <a href="http://explore.mixtelematics.com/webinar/eld-just-the-facts">free webinar on the ELD mandate</a> on July 27 at 2 p.m. ET/11 a.m. PT. Titled &ldquo;<a href="http://explore.mixtelematics.com/webinar/eld-just-the-facts">ELD: Just the Facts</a>,&rdquo; the webinar will feature John Seidl, Transportation Consultant at Integrated Risk Solutions, who will educate attendees on:</p></div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/technology/mix-telematics-webinar-covers-eld-prep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/technology/mix-telematics-webinar-covers-eld-prep#comments News Regulations Technology Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:20:00 +0000 196541 at http://fleetowner.com Autonomous vehicles: The pushback begins http://fleetowner.com/blog/autonomous-vehicles-pushback-begins <div class="node-body blog-body"><div></div>Has Tesla screwed the pooch, or are some recent—and high profile—accidents involving the brand’s self-driving vehicle technology a to-be-expected part of the learning curve? Certainly the latter is true, but just how much political damage has been done—and what it will mean to truck makers moving forward with autonomous vehicles—remains to be seen. Regardless, the honeymoon between over-promising vehicle manufacturers and safety-focused policymakers who’ve been surprisingly supportive is over.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/blog/autonomous-vehicles-pushback-begins" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/blog/autonomous-vehicles-pushback-begins#comments News Regulations Safety Technology Running Lights Mon, 18 Jul 2016 12:42:00 +0000 196231 at http://fleetowner.com Senate makes it official, confirms Darling as FMCSA boss http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-makes-it-official-confirms-darling-fmcsa-boss <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Nearly two years after his taking the reins of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in an interim capacity, and a year after being formally nominated for the top job at the agency—but now with less than six months remaining for the Obama administration—the U.S. Senate confirmed Scott Darling as the next administrator in a July 14 voice vote.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-makes-it-official-confirms-darling-fmcsa-boss" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-makes-it-official-confirms-darling-fmcsa-boss#comments News Regulations Fri, 15 Jul 2016 23:02:00 +0000 196211 at http://fleetowner.com Rate pressure to persist through year's end http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/rate-pressure-persist-through-years-end <div class="field-deck"> Manufacturing output, inventories stagnant, but regulatory challenges loom </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Truckers should expect six to nine more months of downward pressure on rates, a leading transportation analyst suggests, but shippers should be cautious about aggressively pursuing cost reductions as a regulatory squeeze on capacity could outweigh a stagnant economy by mid-2017.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/rate-pressure-persist-through-years-end" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/rate-pressure-persist-through-years-end#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Fri, 15 Jul 2016 12:31:00 +0000 196161 at http://fleetowner.com <p>A poll of participants at FTR&#39;s&nbsp;State of Freight webinar Thursday reflects the market uncertainty&nbsp;indicated by broader economic trends.</p> CVSA: FAST Act reforms will ‘dramatically’ improve truck safety http://fleetowner.com/regulations/cvsa-fast-act-reforms-will-dramatically-improve-truck-safety <div class="field-deck"> More flexible federal funding a big plus; regulatory exemptions troublesome </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>The new highway bill has many positives and some notable negatives for state trucking regulatory enforcement agencies, an agency representative told the Senate Commerce committee Tuesday, but all of the congressionally mandated changes, for better or worse, will require time to fully implement.</div> <p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/cvsa-fast-act-reforms-will-dramatically-improve-truck-safety" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/cvsa-fast-act-reforms-will-dramatically-improve-truck-safety#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Wed, 13 Jul 2016 12:32:00 +0000 196031 at http://fleetowner.com <p>Major Jay Thompson of the Arkansas Highway Police, current president of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, testifies before a Senate Commerce subcommittee on implementing the trucking provisions in the FAST Act.</p>