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Cross Border Trucking with Mexico – Equals US Jobs Lost

Cross Border Trucking with Mexico – Equals US Jobs Lost

May 15, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 2 Comments 

Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood announced at a Senate Appropriations subcommittee hearing on May 6th that the Obama Administration was “very close” to announcing a plan that would resolve the cross-border trucking dispute with Mexico. What are they smoking? I can say this if it makes you think the way the D.O.T. and Obama are [...]

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Women In Trucking honors female drivers at ‘Salute to Women Behind the Wheel’

Women In Trucking honors female drivers at ‘Salute to Women Behind the Wheel’

March 30, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

The Women In Trucking (WIT) Association’s “Salute to the Women Behind the Wheel” brought together nearly 300 female professional drivers at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, KY last Saturday, March 27.
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Truck Drivers the Time For Action is Now

Truck Drivers the Time For Action is Now

March 24, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

Congressman Peter DeFazio (OR) is asking his fellow lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives to sign their names to a letter that calls for the Obama Administration to renegotiate NAFTA trucking provisions with Mexico.
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FMCSA Orders Tierra Santa Inc to Cease All Operations Immediately

FMCSA Orders Tierra Santa Inc to Cease All Operations Immediately

March 7, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

Following an emergency request by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).

The United States District Court for the Central District of California on Saturday ordered the owner of Tierra Santa Inc, the illegal bus company involved in a March 5 fatal crash near Phoenix, Arizona, to immediately cease all interstate [...]

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ATA Chairmen Tells FMCSA That HOS Rules are Safe

ATA Chairmen Tells FMCSA That HOS Rules are Safe

January 25, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 1 Comment 

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) that the trucking industry has seen a large decline in the truck-involved fatality rate since the current Hours of Service (HOS) rules took effect.

The continually improving safety figures illustrate the real-world benefits of the current rules, which are based on a decade [...]

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Current HOS Rules are Working but Need More Flexibility

Current HOS Rules are Working but Need More Flexibility

January 22, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · 4 Comments 

Representatives from affiliates and member companies of the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and other trucking industry speakers told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today that the current Hours of Service (HOS) rules are working but need flexibility in the sleeper berth provision.
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ATA tells FMCSA to Keep Current Hours Of Service Rules

January 21, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

The American Trucking Association (ATA) and other trucking industry speakers sent the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) a message yesterday “The current Hours of Service (HOS) rules are working.
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Public hearings for Hours of Service scheduled by FMCSA

January 5, 2010 by Truckdrivernews · Leave a Comment 

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced today that they will be holding four listening sessions.

To gather information and comments on the rule-making proposal on hours-of-service requirements.
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