A heavyweight fight is shaping up in the Texas Legislature over proposals to allow trucks to carry heavier loads over the state’s highways.
US Transportation Regulations
21 Sep 2016
The US Department of Transportation laid down guidelines this week for manufacturers of automated vehicles that provide a clearer path forward for autonomous trucks.
20 Sep 2016
The US Federal Maritime Commission has had some success in helping cargo interests minimize costs and retrieve cargo stranded by Hanjin Shipping’s bankruptcy.
15 Sep 2016
A federal bankruptcy judge on Thursday denied a motion by several fuel and towing companies to lift the prohibition on them seizing ships operated by Hanjin Shipping.
15 Sep 2016
A Transplace survey of 2,000 carriers shows smaller fleets lagging their larger counterparts when it comes to adopting electronic logging, though about half the companies queried already had ELDs in place.
12 Sep 2016
Lax oversight by regulators has made it possible that maritime workers with criminal backgrounds are working at US ports.
09 Sep 2016
Groups like the Advisory Committee on Supply Chain Competitiveness have found a place in the spotlight in recent months as the US government has shown a keener interest in port productivity.
07 Sep 2016
US Customs and Border Protection is the second US federal agency to issue guidance to shippers and other industry stakeholders after the shipping giant filed for court receivership in Korea and later applied for Chapter 15 bankruptcy in the United States last week.
02 Sep 2016
The US Federal Maritime Commission has provided a template for requests to the regulatory agency for assistance with problems arising from the Hanjin Shipping bankruptcy.
01 Sep 2016
US maritime regulators are urging shippers to report any unreasonable increases in cost or decreases in service tied to the bankruptcy of Hanjin Shipping.
30 Aug 2016
Opposition to the shipment of liquid radioactive waste from Canada to South Carolina by truck spotlights broader challenge to hazardous materials transportation.
29 Aug 2016
A U.S. federal mandate requiring truck drivers to use electronic logging devices by the end of next year won’t necessarily be the harbinger of a long-anticipated “capacity crunch.”
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