Post Tagged with: "FMCSA"

Update: The HOS Rules are Challenged by Drivers and Senators

Update: The HOS Rules are Challenged by Drivers and Senators

The FMCSA Hours of Service (HOS) changes that went into effect July 1, 2013 are taking a toll on American drivers. Service providers from all over the country have taken to the internet to explain their situation and how the new HOS rule is affecting them, especially the new restart…Read more

On the Marc: 5 Over-The-Road Tips for Managing HOS Changes

On the Marc: 5 Over-The-Road Tips for Managing HOS Changes

In case you haven’t heard, the FMCSA’s Hours of Service rules have changed, effective today, July 1.  Like a lot of guys I’ve talked to about it, I had to get myself familiar with the changes and ultimately how it would impact my business and what it would take to…Read more

Top Ten Causes of Truck Accidents: Traffic, Roads, Fatigue and More

Top Ten Causes of Truck Accidents: Traffic, Roads, Fatigue and More

All drivers, but especially commercial drivers, should be careful on the road at all times. That’s the message behind transportation policy in the United States in general — it resonates with the way lawmakers address fatigue in Hours of Service and other regulatory laws in the trucking industry. And for good…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Diesel Prices Fall, Weight Limits Rise & The ATA Gets Mad

Freight News Roundup – Diesel Prices Fall, Weight Limits Rise & The ATA Gets Mad

Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Diesel prices fall for the first time in six weeks, reports EIA – Logisticsmgmt.com After six weeks of steady increases, diesel fuel prices saw a decline this week with the…Read more

Freight News Roundup – Hurricane Sandy Halts Shipping and Transport, Destroys Roads in Northeast US

Freight News Roundup – Hurricane Sandy Halts Shipping and Transport, Destroys Roads in Northeast US

  Every week, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. This week, Hurricane Sandy has had an enormous effect on the transportation of goods to and from the Northeast United States.  The Freight News Roundup below includes many…Read more

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – August 27

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – August 27

It’s week five of uShip’s Freight News Roundup! Every Monday, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Here’s a selection of great articles we came across today and last week. FMCSA Makes Changes to CSA  – Commercial Carrier…Read more

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – July 23

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – July 23

It’s week four of uShip’s Freight News Roundup! Every Monday, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Here’s a selection of great articles we came across today and last week. Report: Lack of infrastructure funding could be costly -…Read more

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – July 16

Ship Happens – Freight News Roundup – July 16

It’s the third week of uShip’s Freight News Roundup! Every Monday, we’re bringing the uShip community posts and articles about the transportation industry, transport policy and technology, and recent trucking news. Here’s a selection of great articles we came across today and last week. Top EOBR questions listed on FMCSA site…Read more

FMCSA Proposes Changes in Hours of Service Rules

FMCSA Proposes Changes in Hours of Service Rules

For most truckers and DOT-licensed transport providers, Hours of Service are a big deal. Truckers have to pay close attention the amount of time they spend behind the wheel as one of the core requirements in maintaining compliance with federal transportation laws. While the rules are designed to give drivers…Read more

Transportation Industry News – June 2010

Transportation Industry News – June 2010

Jazzy Jordan runs across the country for Truckers 16 year old “Jazzy” Jordan recently completed a 3200 mile run from Los Angeles to Manhattan. In a campaign to raise funds and awareness for uninsured Truckers, Jazzy made a long-haul of her own. Jordan, whose parents own a trucking company in…Read more