US Transportation Regulations

US Transportation Regulations

15 Dec 2014
Federal regulators are proceeding with a negotiated rule-making on minimum national truck driver training standards, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said Dec. 12.
29 Jan 2014
Shippers and trucking companies need to clearly spell out detention policies and penalties in contracts and tariffs if they want to avoid federal regulation, a transportation attorney warns.
Air brakes on a truck
20 Jan 2014
Federal regulators are set to gain new authority to shut down unsafe trucking operators and pursue trucking officials with a history of "egregious" violations.
16 Jan 2014
Federal regulators this year will apply lessons learned in a massive bus safety crackdown to root out unsafe trucking companies and shut them down.
15 Jan 2014
Shippers that detain drivers at loading or unloading docks or terminals could become targets of federal truck safety regulators.
California's Ocean-Going Vessel Regulatory Zone
07 Jan 2014
California’s ports on Jan. 1 became the first in the world to require that container lines operate their vessels from shore-side electrical power while at berth, and this potentially industry-changing event is proceeding without any major problems.
07 Jan 2014
A long-awaited rule on a CSA-based safety fitness rating system for trucking companies is one of many trucking regulations slowly moving through the federal pipeline.
03 Jan 2014
WASHINGTON — The non-voting U.S. House of Representatives delegate from American Samoa has raised concerns that people may be reluctant to criticize the proposed P3 Network because the three largest global container lines “carry significant weight and influence.”
Truck tread marks
31 Dec 2013
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has declared two Walterboro, S.C.-based trucking companies...
Majestic Maersk in Copenhagen
27 Dec 2013
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24 Dec 2013
“K” Line and NYK Line have reached compromise agreements with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission to settle allegations that the two Japanese carriers engaged in antitrust violations with regard to roll-on, roll-off cargo.