Truckers asked for tweaks to FMCSA’s hours-of-service plan, including the ability to break up the 30-minute break, during a listening session in Dallas.
On air at 7 p.m., Online at 8 p.m. ET – OOIDA is against a proposed automatic emergency braking mandate. We’ll discuss OOIDA’s position.
OOIDA told FMCSA in formal comments about automation that regulators should consider how any changes will affect truck drivers
NAFTA freight in June notched the largest net decrease of the year. June’s decrease puts NAFTA freight at a nearly 8% increase for the year so far.
Gov. Tom Wolf wants towns to pay “their fair share” for police protection instead of funds being diverted from road and bridge projects.
Products & Services
Spot freight volumes show muscle despite uncertainty about imports and exports. The van volumes to Canada through Buffalo, N.Y., remains strong, too.
The time is now for truck drivers to provide their feedback on FMCSA’s plan for hours-of-service reform. Truckers have until Oct. 7.
OOIDA and other trucking groups aim to kill a provision that would make CSA scores open to the public, saying it would be a step backward for safety.
Crime & Courts
Walmart is appealing a multimillion dollar judgment after a jury found it violated wage laws by not paying drivers for their 10-hour layover period.
Crime & Courts, Federal
Customers who may have been duped by deceptive advertising by DOTAuthority.com may get some relief because of an FTC order to refund more than $750,000.
Multiple bills in the New York statehouse cover truck travel and CDL use, such as canal lift bridges, loose loads, truck weights and CDL driving privileges.
OOIDA, Truck Shows
Check out OOIDA’s Shift Into Success class at GATS 2019, plus FMCSA’s listening and hot topics sessions, the Landstar Health and Wellness Pavilion and more.