hazardous materials

Business, Fuel

Grammer Industries Acquires Sterling Transport Co.

Grammer Grammer Industries Inc.

Grammer Industries Inc. announced it has acquired North Vass, N.C.-based Sterling Transport Co.

Daniel P. Bearth | Staff Writer
April 2, 2019
Government, Business, Safety

Safer Solutions Sought for Hazmat Drivers Traveling Colorado’s Treacherous Loveland Pass

The Eisenhower/Johnson tunnel The Eisenhower Tunnel courtesy of Colorado Department of Transportation

With its 180-degree bends, 7% grades, dangerous drop-offs and strong wind gusts, the hazardous material truck drivers hauling heavy petroleum loads who make the 9.5-mile journey though Colorado’s Loveland Pass call the drive a “white-knuckle experience.”

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
November 20, 2018
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

National Tank Truck Carriers Seeks Five-Year Exemption From Rest Break Rules

Tank Truck John Sommers II for Transport Topics

The National Tank Truck Carriers has requested that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration grant commercial vehicle drivers who transport petroleum-based fuels a five-year exemption from a federally required 30-minute rest break.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
September 26, 2017
Business, Safety

Stella Environmental Holdings Purchased by Hidden Harbor Capital Partners

Hidden Harbor Capital Partners has acquired Stella Environmental Holdings Inc., a company that hauls municipal solid waste to landfills and manages waste transfer stations.

Transport Topics
August 28, 2017
Government, Business, Safety

Hazmat Fees Increase for Large Carriers

The Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has increased registration fees to up $2,600 for large motor carriers that carry hazardous materials, American Trucking Associations said.

Transport Topics
March 30, 2010