FMCSA Curbs 52 Passenger Carriers

2013 US Trucking News – FMCSA Curbs 52 Passenger Carriers According to a press release coming from the Federal Motors Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), its Quick Team placed 52 passengers, as well as passenger carriers, and 340 vehicles out of service in 2013. This intensified effort was a part of the FMCSA’s Operation Quick Strike […]

St. Christopher Fund Offers Scholarships for Veterans

2013 US Trucking News – St. Christopher Fund Offers Scholarships for Veterans This week, the St. Christopher Fund has announced their mission to support the trucking industry by helping well-qualified, and skilled drivers on the road by offering a scholarship to military veterans. The SCF has stated that it is also a part of their […]

Trucking Industry News – FMCSA’s Proposal to MCIMS

2013 US Trucking Industry News – FMCSA’s Proposal to MCIMS The FMCSA has proposed that the agency is looking for comments regarding the proposed changes to the MCIMS, or the Motor Carrier Management Information. The proposal was announced in the FMCSA Federal Register Notice. The FMCSA has mentioned that changes will allow the agency to […]

Trucking Industry News – New Jersey Bill Expands Distracted Driving Law

2013 US Trucking Industry News – New Jersey Bill Expands Distracted Driving Law A new bill that is making its way through the New Jersey Legislature has aimed to curb all forms of distracted driving. This bill, also known as A4461, is sponsored by John Wisniewski, the Assembly Transportation Committee Chairman. This bill would expand […]

House Bill to Increase Fuel Tax

2013 US Trucking Industry News – House Bill to Increase Fuel Tax Rep. Earl Blumenauer has introduced two bills this week. The first bill (HR 3638) is about establishing a road usage free pilot program for studying mileage-based fee systems. The second bill (HR 3636) is about the amendment of the Internal Revenue Code of […]

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