In this Friday Short Haul Texas border officials see upswing in human smuggling attempts, the DOL rescinds an earlier trucker-friendly opinion, and comments come in about the FMCSA's yard moves clarification.
The state of Pennsylvania reports nearly a 500 percent increase in spotted lanternfly sightings, and has announced it has added two new counties to its quarantine list.
Drivers and their compliance with driver requirements will be the focus of this year's International Roadcheck when the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will conduct an vastly increased number of inspections over a 72-hour period in May.
Citing frustration by truck industry decision makers in having to use crash data that is almost two decades old, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance is asking the U.S. Senate to add to the 2020 transportation bill funding for a new study of commercial vehicle crashes.
According to some industry spokesmen, trucking companies are performing more poorly in the area of unscheduled roadside repairs than they should be, resulting in higher overall maintenance costs and affecting their customer experience.
What do new drivers need to know about truck stops? Experienced truck drivers share their insights on the do's and dont's of the truck stops. How to stay safe, get sleep, and act right.
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