US Transportation Regulations

US Transportation Regulations

20 Oct 2014
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection should improve its analysis and circulation of border security data, a new report from the Government Accountability Office says.
Asian Gypsy Moth
26 Aug 2014
Tiny, dirt-like egg clusters are waylaying cargo at ports in the United States, delaying thousands of containers for days at a time.
25 Aug 2014
A proposed rule-making on truck driver coercion that would extend U.S. regulatory authority deeper into the international supply chain and hit offenders — including motor carriers, logistics operators and shippers — with penalties of up to $11,000 per incident, is being hotly debated.
Asian gypsy moth caterpillar
22 Aug 2014
At least two ships have been quarantined and all others coming from Asia to the United States will be heavily scrutinized as officials attempt to block an invasive species from making landfall in the U.S.
18 Aug 2014
The U.S. government will study vehicle-to-vehicle communications technology that could form the backbone of future systems aimed at improving passenger car and truck safety.
18 Aug 2014
Company by company, truck by truck, motor carrier bankruptcies threaten to sap freight capacity from an already tight truckload shipping market in the U.S. as freight demand rises.
Port of Stockton container on barge service
11 Aug 2014
The U.S. Maritime Administration’s latest push to promote coastal and inland waterway container services comes despite signs that such efforts are either a long shot or destined to fail.
06 Aug 2014
A trailer full of canned corn proved one stolen load too many for a gang of freight thieves that operated throughout the U.S. Midwest. In federal court in Missouri, two of the cargo thieves pleaded guilty to running a cargo theft ring that pulled off the corn heist in West Plains, Missouri.
05 Aug 2014
Some U.S. states aren’t waiting for federal rules but are increasing inspection and enforcement actions related to temperature-controlled transport on their own.
05 Aug 2014
Applicants for Transportation Security Identification Credential cards now can have them mailed directly to their homes or other locations instead of having to make a second trip to pick up the cards at a TWIC enrollment center.
Truck at rest area
25 Jul 2014
After five years leading a broad and often controversial effort to reshape federal truck safety regulation, Anne S. Ferro is leaving the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
24 Jul 2014
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is seeking authority to use its website instead of the Federal Register to provide public notice when it revokes or suspends the licenses of ocean transportation intermediaries.