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The FMCSA is considering easing up on personal conveyance rules

They're accepting public comments on the proposed changes through February 20th.

FMCSA wants to track what truckers do in their personal vehicles

The FMCSA wants to study how a driver's personal vehicle usage "can lead to excessive fatigue while on duty."

New York senator proposes new safety regulations on semi trailers

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) says it may improve safety, but doesn't believe a mandate is necessary.

Gov. Jerry Brown suspends HOS regulations for wildfire recovery efforts

The wildfire, which has blazed through Ventura County, California over the past few days, has burned over 132,000 acres and caused...

Trucker says ELD mandate will negatively affect consumers

A trucker's passionate argument against the upcoming ELD mandate has recently gone viral, describing the negative effects he believes the mandate will have on...

Indiana Attorney General urges FMCSA to delay ELD mandate

Indiana’s Attorney General has sent a letter to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requesting a delay of the upcoming ELD mandate. In the letter, Indiana Attorney General Curtis Hill claims...

FMCSA renews mega carrier’s exemption to let student drivers behind the wheel without trainer

The FMCSA says "the exemption does not negatively affect safety outcomes."

Rhode Island tries to ban trucks from using side roads in order to generate more toll revenue

“We are asking the State Traffic Commission to help ensure that large commercial trucks do not use local roads and neighborhoods as throughways,” said Lisbeth Pettengill, spokesperson for RIDOT.