Trucking Group Opposes New Safety Regulations

The rest periods before professional truck drivers can start a new workweek, known as restarts, are under review by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). A new rule, scheduled to go into effect in July 2013, mandates a 34-hour rest period before drivers can start a new week. The controversy in the trucking industry… Learn More »

January Inspection Showed Truck to Be Dangerous

You may have seen some footage of the catastrophic Amtrak train accident from last weekend. At least six people were tragically killed in the fiery truck crash that destroyed two rail cars – one with the semi-truck buried inside it. How did this happen? Investigators are trying to determine how a truck driver who plowed… Learn More »