Category Archives: Federal trucking regulations

It Will Take A Football Field To Stop A Truck

If the freeways and highways aren’t dangerous enough, companies like Kraft Foods, Nestle, and MillerCoors, as well as the American Trucking Associations, are trying to make trucks bigger and more threatening to motorists. In 1982 the federal government forced freight … Continue Reading

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FMCSA proposal would extend deadline for keeping med certificate record

According to the proposed rule published in Tuesday’s Federal Register, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will keep in effect until Jan. 30, 2014, the requirement that CDL holders keep a paper copy of the medical examiner’s certificate. Interstate motor … Continue Reading

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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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