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The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has pre-empted motor carriers hauling hazardous materials, explosives and security-sensitive cargo from California’s meal-and-rest-break requirements.

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended the period of comment for an advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding hours of service for drivers hauling property.

President Donald Trump resumed his criticism of OPEC, saying on Twitter that the cartel “must get prices down now!”

Commercial motor vehicle enforcement officers patrolling U.S. and Canadian highways issued more than 57,000 citations and nearly 88,000 warnings for unsafe driving behaviors during 2018 Operation Safe Driver Week, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance reported Sept. 19.

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Ports throughout the United States are prepared to accept megaships carrying 18,000 TEUs or more, but while the larger vessels create efficiencies for maritime providers, they take more time to unload and can create bottlenecks for those at the port and the drivers hauling the loads. 

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After many years of stagnant pay, truck driver compensation is rising substantially. But is it making a difference in your life or your business? We want to hear from you.

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a final rule that will allow certificated medical examiners to decide whether truck drivers with stable diabetes are qualified to drive, eliminating a requirement that the drivers seek an exemption from the agency before being allowed to get behind the wheel.

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ASCE Gives California's Kern County C on Infrastructure

Kern County, California’s third largest by surface area, has earned an overall C on an infrastructure report card developed by the region’s American Society of Civil Engineers division.

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