Regulations en ATA requesting that HHS set hair testing standards <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In a March 20 letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, American Trucking Associations President and CEO Chris Spear called for the federal government to quickly release guidelines and standards for the use of hair samples in mandatory drug testing of truck drivers.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulations News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 11:22:00 +0000 52941 at UFSTP website now lists carriers confirmed for FDA’s food safety program <div class="node-body article-body"><p>TransComply, manager of the Uniform Food Safety Transportation Protocol (UFSTP), has launched at <a href="" title=""></a> public listings of motor carriers that have complied with all the requirements for participation in the program.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulations News Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:03:00 +0000 52891 at ATA thanks Congress for common sense repeal of blacklisting rule <div class="node-body article-body"><p>On behalf of the American Trucking Associations, Executive Vice President for Advocacy Bill Sullivan expressed the trucking industry&rsquo;s appreciation at the repeal of the Obama Administration&#39;s so-called &ldquo;Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces&rdquo; rule via the Congressional Review Act.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Tank Fleets Regulations News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 15:14:00 +0000 52811 at NTTC favors Jeffrey Rosen as DOT deputy secretary <div class="node-body article-body"><p>On March 7, President Trump officially nominated Jeffrey A Rosen to be the next Deputy Secretary of Transportation. The Deputy Secretary is second only to the Secretary herself and acts as a chief operating officer for the Department of Transportation (DOT).&nbsp;</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulations News Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:44:00 +0000 52741 at Trucking groups pleased with DOT report justifying 34-hour restart rule without restrictions <div class="node-body article-body"><p>The American Trucking Associations (ATA) and Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) were among the trucking saying March 6 that they were pleased by the release of a US Department of Transportation report that found no benefit to the onerous and unjustified restrictions placed on the use of the 34-hour restart by professional drivers.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulations News Tue, 07 Mar 2017 16:47:00 +0000 52721 at Skepticism at TTMA over GHG Phase 2 trailer requirements <div class="node-body article-body"><p>THERE is no bigger issue on the radar of the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association (TTMA) than the much-discussed Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Phase 2 rulemaking, which was finalized on August 16, 2016, published in the Federal Register on October 25, 2016, and took effect on December 27, 2016.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulations Fri, 03 Mar 2017 19:09:00 +0000 52431 at <p>Tank Truck Week attendees network at the Liquid Product Database Lounge.</p> Fuel retailers, marketers, end users say EPA should keep current RFS compliance requirements <div class="node-body article-body"><p>As the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) public comment period on the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) closes, NATSO is encouraged by the vast support to keep the current compliance structure under the RFS. NATSO, in collaboration with other industry stakeholders, has engaged a diverse group of more than 35 organizations and companies representing downstream blenders, fuel retailers, marketers, and end users at the federal and state levels.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulations News Wed, 22 Feb 2017 17:46:00 +0000 52371 at Groups ask DOT to issue hazmat safety rule blocked by White House regulatory freeze <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In a letter sent on February 3 to incoming Secretary of Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, 22 corporations and trade associations sought &quot;the earliest possible approval&quot; of a final rule that would address hazmat transport safety issues by harmonizing the US hazardous materials regulations with international dangerous goods standards that took effect on January 1.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulations News Wed, 15 Feb 2017 14:44:00 +0000 52171 at Fines have tripled, and although number of penalties has decreased, noncompliance can be very costly <div class="node-body article-body"><p>HABIT #2 in Stephen Covey&rsquo;s international bestseller, <em>The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People,</em> implores us to &ldquo;begin with the end in mind.&rdquo; That means beginning each task with a clear vision of the desired direction and destination, and then flexing proactive muscles to make things happen.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management Regulations Mon, 06 Feb 2017 21:14:00 +0000 51731 at Survey shows carriers’ response to ELDs <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Transplace, a provider of transportation management services and logistics technology, announced the results of its Electronic Logging Device (ELD) survey conducted to gain insight into implementation preparedness and expected impact for transportation carriers.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fleet Management Regulations Technology Mon, 06 Feb 2017 17:38:00 +0000 52021 at