Regulations http://fleetowner.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Your July 27 Pre-Trip: Governors urge Congress to raise federal gas tax http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-27-pre-trip-governors-urge-congress-raise-federal-gas-tax <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-july-27-pre-trip-governors-urge-congress-raise-federal-gas-tax" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-27-pre-trip-governors-urge-congress-raise-federal-gas-tax#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Mon, 27 Jul 2015 15:04:00 +0000 166591 at http://fleetowner.com Senate fiddles as highway bill churns http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-fiddles-highway-bill-churns <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p style="margin: 0in 0in 10pt;"><font face="Calibri" size="3">The Senate met in a rare Sunday session to move along the chamber&rsquo;s multiyear highway bill, but the debate was dominated by Republican squabbling and amendments unrelated to transportation. The upshot is the current federal funding plan expires July 31, and even if the Senate can pass it plan the legislation will be at odds with the short-term extension the House passed July 15.</font></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-fiddles-highway-bill-churns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-fiddles-highway-bill-churns#comments News Regulations Mon, 27 Jul 2015 13:41:00 +0000 166561 at http://fleetowner.com Safety groups oppose changes in CDL minimum age http://fleetowner.com/regulations/safety-groups-oppose-changes-cdl-minimum-age <div class="field-deck"> ATA argues 'graduated licensing' improves safety </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Should 18-year-olds be permitted to drive in interstate commerce? A somewhat technical and voluntary clause in the 1,000-page highway bill set for debate in the Senate has caught the eye of the trucking industry (generally supportive) and highway safety groups (strongly opposed).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/safety-groups-oppose-changes-cdl-minimum-age" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/safety-groups-oppose-changes-cdl-minimum-age#comments News Regulations Safety Fri, 24 Jul 2015 15:16:00 +0000 166471 at http://fleetowner.com Thinkstock Your July 24 Pre-Trip: House, Senate to face-off over highway bill http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-24-pre-trip-house-senate-face-over-highway-bill <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>Here are five things worth knowing today:</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-24-pre-trip-house-senate-face-over-highway-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-24-pre-trip-house-senate-face-over-highway-bill#comments News Regulations Fri, 24 Jul 2015 13:49:00 +0000 166441 at http://fleetowner.com Omnitracs video: Top 7 goals of ELD mandate http://fleetowner.com/regulations/omnitracs-video-top-7-goals-eld-mandate <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Omnitracs LLC this week released a new video detailing what fleets need to know about the upcoming Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, expected to be published in September 2015. The video dissects each one of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FSMCA) mandate goals to help fleets better understand the ruling’s objectives and how it will impact business operations.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/omnitracs-video-top-7-goals-eld-mandate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/omnitracs-video-top-7-goals-eld-mandate#comments News Regulations Safety Technology Fri, 24 Jul 2015 10:52:00 +0000 166381 at http://fleetowner.com Your July 23 Pre-Trip: Senate highway debate continues http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-23-pre-trip-senate-highway-debate-continues <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-july-23-pre-trip-senate-highway-debate-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-23-pre-trip-senate-highway-debate-continues#comments News Regulations Safety Thu, 23 Jul 2015 14:57:00 +0000 166331 at http://fleetowner.com I-10 bridge closure costs trucking industry $2.5M a day http://fleetowner.com/regulations/i-10-bridge-closure-costs-trucking-industry-25m-day <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div><p>The I-10 Tex Wash bridge closure is adding an additional cost of approximately $2.5 million per day to the trucking industry, according to data collected by the <a href="http://atri-online.org/"><u>American Transportation Research Institute</u></a> (ATRI).</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/i-10-bridge-closure-costs-trucking-industry-25m-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/i-10-bridge-closure-costs-trucking-industry-25m-day#comments News Regulations Safety Thu, 23 Jul 2015 13:58:00 +0000 166321 at http://fleetowner.com <p>A Caltrans detour map around the I-10 bridge closure.</p> California Department of Transportation Your July 22 Pre-Trip: Senate continues work on six-year transportation bill http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-22-pre-trip-senate-continues-work-six-year-transportation-bill <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-july-22-pre-trip-senate-continues-work-six-year-transportation-bill" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/your-july-22-pre-trip-senate-continues-work-six-year-transportation-bill#comments Driver Management News Regulations Safety Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:52:00 +0000 166181 at http://fleetowner.com Senate finds highway bill pay-fors, but Dems balk at policy http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-finds-highway-bill-pay-fors-dems-balk-policy <div class="node-body article-body"><div></div>Just when the Senate leadership came up with a way to fund a multiyear highway bill, Democrats and a few Republicans on Tuesday decided 1,000 pages of legislation was a little much to digest in an hour or two and blocked a procedural motion to open debate on the package. The delay is significant because the current federal surface transportation authorization expires in just over a week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-finds-highway-bill-pay-fors-dems-balk-policy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/regulations/senate-finds-highway-bill-pay-fors-dems-balk-policy#comments News Regulations Safety Wed, 22 Jul 2015 13:51:00 +0000 166251 at http://fleetowner.com Thinkstock Your July 21 Pre-Trip: Bridge collapse could cost trucking companies, consumers http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-july-21-pre-trip-bridge-collapse-could-cost-trucking-companies-consumers <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/fleet-management/your-july-21-pre-trip-bridge-collapse-could-cost-trucking-companies-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://fleetowner.com/fleet-management/your-july-21-pre-trip-bridge-collapse-could-cost-trucking-companies-consumers#comments Fleet Management News Regulations Safety Tue, 21 Jul 2015 14:46:00 +0000 166131 at http://fleetowner.com