Transportation businesses face a host of dynamic risk issues that can significantly impact their financial and operational health. The news in this category focuses on the latest safety and security initiatives, resources and regulations and addresses topics that include fleet safety, claims administration, driver hiring and retention, risk management and compliance.
A recently concluded pilot program in Missouri will help the Transportation Security Administration assess and improve the security of U.S. highways and motor carriers, TSA said Wednesday.September 12, 2007
John Hill, head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, said Friday that the agency was waiting to see if other interested parties took action to delay implementation of a court ruling eliminating significant portions of the hours-of-service rule.
Less than a week after the first Mexican trucks were allowed by the Transportation Department past a border zone, the Senate voted on Tuesday to ban Mexican trucks from U.S. roadways, the Associated Press reported.September 12, 2007
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said it successfully completed phase-one testing of wireless roadside inspection technology for commercial vehicles.September 12, 2007
If the U.S. Department of Transportation grants entry to a Mexican truck, Transport Canada won’t do anything to keep it out of Canada.September 12, 2007
The Department of Transportation said Monday that six major interstate routes will be the first to participate in a new federal initiative called “Corridors of the Future” to develop multi-state corridors to help reduce congestion.September 10, 2007
A proposed California Air Resources Board regulation would force the owners of an estimated 80,000 trucks built before 1994 to remove them from the state’s roads by 2009, a trucking official said.September 10, 2007