Category Archives: Commercial Truck

Small Business Trucking Executive Tells Congress of Flaws in Hours Proposal

In testimony before the House Small Business Committee Subcommittee on Investigations, Oversight and Regulations, James Burg, president of James Burg Trucking Co., said proposed changes to the federal hours-of-service were unwarranted and would harm small businesses nationwide. “These changes, if … Continue Reading

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Trucking Groups Call on NHTSA to Examine Truck Crashworthiness Standards

American Trucking Associations and the Owner Operator Independent Drivers Association together called on the federal government to begin researching standards for crashworthiness for heavy trucks. “NHTSA has continuously developed crashworthiness standards for automobiles and light trucks, but to date has … Continue Reading

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Tanker accident closes down U.S. Highway 27

Recently a tanker truck and a dump truck collided on U.S. Highway 27 near Griffin Road, causing all lanes in both directions closed for several hours.  Paramedics airlifted one of the victims to a local hospital while the second victim … Continue Reading

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