Government
Government, Business, Safety

Court Agrees to 3-Month HOS-Rule Delay

The federal appeals court that struck down parts of the current driver hours-of-service rule has agreed to delay implementation of its decision for 90 days to give regulators time to address the problems the judges found.

October 8, 2007
Government, Business

3Q CEO Confidence Dips, Conference Board Says

A measure of chief executive officers’ confidence declined slightly in the third quarter from the second, the New York-based Conference Board said Friday.

Transport Topics
October 5, 2007
Government, Business, Technology, Autonomous

Podcast Debut: ‘RoadSigns’ Tackles Autonomous

RoadSigns podcast

Welcome to the inaugural episode of Transport Topics' new podcast: RoadSigns. Our debut episode focuses on how the trucking industry’s steady and ongoing development of autonomous technology may someday affect truck drivers. Click to listen!

Transport Topics
June 11, 2018
Government, Business

Weber Buys ‘Environmentally Friendly’ Reefer Trailers

Weber Distribution, Santa Fe Springs, Calif., said it has purchased a new fleet of 150 “environmentally friendly” refrigerated trailers.

Transport Topics
October 5, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

Knight Eliminates President Position

Truckload carrier Knight Transportation said its president, Tim Kohl, is leaving the company and his position is being eliminated, Bloomberg reported.

Transport Topics
October 4, 2007
Government

Factory Orders Fall in August

U.S. factory orders fell 3.3% in August, the Commerce Department said Thursday.

Transport Topics
October 4, 2007
Government, Business

NASCAR’s Rusty Wallace Plugs Seat Belt Use for Truckers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said Wednesday it unveiled a public service campaign featuring former NASCAR driver Rusty Wallace that is aimed at reminding truckers to use their seat belts.

Transport Topics
October 3, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Editorial: FMCSA Joins HOS Stay Request

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has joined American Trucking Associations’ attempt to postpone implementation of a federal court ruling against key portions of the current hours-of-service regulations.

October 3, 2007
Business, Safety, Government

ISM Services Index Declines

The economy’s service sector growth slowed slightly in September from the previous month, the Institute for Supply Management said Wednesday.

Transport Topics
October 3, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA Official Cautions Fleets to Avoid Substandard Recorders

PITTSBURGH — A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official said there are between 30 and 40 companies producing onboard recording devices that fail to meet FMCSA standards.

October 3, 2007
Government, Business, Safety

Letters to the Editor: Tolling I-80, HOS, Intermodal Bickering

Tolling Interstate 80 under an act passed by both houses of the Pennsylvania General Assembly and signed by Gov. Ed Rendell will have an enormous effect on the economy of Pennsylvania and the trucking industry as a whole.

October 3, 2007

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