MONTPELIER, Vt. — A Vermont legislative committee approved a bill that would crack down on the idling of trucks, a measure that proponents say will reduce air pollution and health risks while saving businesses money.
NORMAL, Ill. — Illinois-based trucking company Nussbaum Transportation Services has announced the launch of its re-designed and enhanced Web site www.nussbaum.com.
Although many, if not most, drivers are unable to attend the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s listening sessions around the country to get opinions on Hours of Service regulations, it doesn’t mean they aren’t making their opinions known. Most cited a need for flexibility, and the problem with having to meet unrealistic delivery schedules was also noted.
GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) supports the U.S. Department of Transportation’s goals of combating distracted driving, but voiced concerns about the DOT’s actions today.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced federal guidance to expressly prohibit texting by drivers of commercial vehicles such as large trucks and buses. The prohibition is effective immediately and is the latest in a series of actions taken by the Department to combat distracted driving since the Secretary convened a national summit on the issue last September.