Timothy Cama

Government

ELD, Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Proposals Imminent, Ferro Says

Jaclyn O'Laughlin

WASHINGTON – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is close to releasing proposals to require electronic logging devices in all trucks and to establish a clearinghouse of positive drug and alcohol tests for truck drivers, Administrator Anne Ferro said.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
January 14, 2014
Business, Safety

Thanksgiving Highway Travel to Fall Slightly, AAA Predicts

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The number of Americans traveling more than 50 miles by car for the Thanksgiving weekend will fall 1.5% from last year to 43.4 million, auto group AAA predicted.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
November 27, 2013
Special Coverage, Business, Government

ATA Opens NTDC to State Association Members

ORLANDO, Fla — American Trucking Associations is opening participation in its National Truck Driving Championships to members of affiliated state trucking associations who may not be ATA members, officials announced.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
October 22, 2013
Government

Ohio Trucking Association Leader to Retire

Larry Davis, executive director of the Ohio Trucking Association, will retire in January after lobbying for the industry for 22 years.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
September 10, 2013
Government, Business, Autonomous

N.J. Gov. Christie Vetoes Bill to Classify Port Truckers as Employees

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) vetoed a bill Sept. 9 that would have classified most port drayage and parcel truck drivers in the state as employees, and put the burden on carriers to prove that drivers are independent owner-operators, he said.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
September 9, 2013
Government, Business

FMCSA Considers Rest-Break Exemption for Concrete Drivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it is considering a petition to exempt truck drivers hauling ready-mixed concrete from the new requirement that most drivers take a half-hour rest break before driving more than eight hours.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
August 22, 2013
Government, Business

California Highways Busiest in 2011, FHWA Says

Motorists in California drove 84.7 billion miles in 2011, making it the busiest state that year in terms of vehicle mileage, the Federal Highway Administration said Monday.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
August 22, 2013
Government, Business

FMCSA to Overhaul Registration System

The federal government is overhauling its system for trucking and bus company registration, in a move that will combine 16 forms that companies must complete into one Web-based electronic form, regulators said Thursday.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
August 22, 2013
Government, Fuel

EPA, NHTSA Drop Emissions, Efficiency Rules

Federal regulators withdrew some portions of a rule they tried to finalize in June that would have made minor technical amendments to the upcoming greenhouse-gas emissions and fuel-efficiency standards for heavy trucks.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
August 16, 2013
Government

OMB Clears Rule to Streamline FMCSA Registration

The White House Office of Management and Budget has approved a rule to streamline three federal motor carrier registration systems into one, the final step before the final rule can be published.

Timothy Cama | Staff Reporter
August 13, 2013

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