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DOT's study on truck size, weight contains little fresh news
DOT's study on truck size, weight contains little fresh news
An extensive federal study of heavier and larger trucks says greater analysis and fewer data limitations are necessary to gauge impact on the transportation system.
Study shows higher crash rate for professional truck drivers with untreated sleep apnea
Study shows higher crash rate for professional truck drivers with untreated sleep apnea
As U.S. officials sharpen focus on professional truck drivers with obstructive sleep apnea, new research indicates the rate of preventable crashes for truckers with untreated obstructive sleep apnea was five times higher than those without the condition.
DOT: Speed limiter rule expected in April
DOT: Speed limiter rule expected in April
The projected publication dates of two looming trucking regulations have been delayed again, according to the Department of Transportation's monthly regulatory update. The delayed rules include a proposal to require speed limiters and one to develop a ...
Bill opposes increase to federal excise tax on trucks
Bill opposes increase to federal excise tax on trucks
Legislation currently sitting in the U.S. Senate opposing any increase to the federal excise tax on new heavy-duty trucks drew the applause of American Truck Dealers Chairman Steve Parker last week.