US Transportation Regulations

23 Mar 2017
The future of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability or CSA program, the Obama-era initiative that aimed to tra
16 Dec 2015
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association made good on its promise to challenge a new federal rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices by most truck drivers, filing a lawsuit against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
14 Dec 2015
The Federal Maritime Commission has collected $334,000 in civil penalties for alleged shipping act violations by five ocean transportation intermediaries and two unlicensed entities operating as OTIs.
11 Dec 2015
The electronic logging mandate that takes effect in late 2017 will have a big impact on shippers, as well as carriers and drivers, especially when coupled with the driver coercion rule. Supply chains will have to adjust as technology brings both transparency and "rigidity" to driver hours.
10 Dec 2015
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association will sue the Department of Transportation in a bid to block a rule requiring truck drivers to use electronic logging devices, the association's executive vice president said today.
10 Dec 2015
U.S. lawmakers Thursday voted to overhaul the nation’s main freight rail regulator and give the Surface Transportation Board stronger investigative powers and streamline complaint review processes.
10 Dec 2015
The American Trucking Associations welcomed a mandate requiring 3 million truck drivers to use electronic logs by 2017, hailing the safety benefits of the technology. Other trucking groups may not be so happy.
10 Dec 2015
U.S. truck drivers using paper logs to record their work hours must switch to electronic logging by 2017 under a new regulation, a step that means big changes for drivers, carriers and shippers.
09 Dec 2015
U.S. lawmakers are expected to pass an overhaul of the Surface Transportation Board, giving the nation’s main freight rail regulator more teeth to crackdown on service issues and boost competition in the industry.
03 Dec 2015
The U.S. Congress is finally moving forward on keeping a better track of port congestion, but how closely they track it, particularly in relation to unionized port negotiations, depends on details to be ironed out over the next two months.
02 Dec 2015
While $10.8 billion in freight project grants within the five-year U.S. highway bill has grabbed the most attention, there are plenty of significant freight-related initiatives, ranging from measuring port productivity to potentially reforming a federal trucking safety initiative.
27 Nov 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released on Friday the final version of its coercion rule, the first in a number of regulations that could impact U.S. truck capacity moving forward.