US Transportation Regulations

An effort to get approval for heavier trucks on Texan roadways failed in the legislature in 2015, but a second effort is now underway.
23 Sep 2016
A heavyweight fight is shaping up in the Texas Legislature over proposals to allow trucks to carry heavier loads over the state’s highways.
28 Jul 2016
Shippers and railroads disagree about the merits of a new proposal from the U.S. Surface Transportation Board over so-called “reciprocal” or “competitive” switching.
27 Jul 2016
BNSF has 60 days to decide whether to appeal latest court ruling involving the Southern California International Gateway.
25 Jul 2016
The immediate roadblocks, stalemates and impasses the group confronted at the July 15 highlight the deep divisions among the members of the congressional working group and the challenges they’ll face in the months ahead.
15 Jul 2016
Representatives of the railroad industry and labor unions — many of whom actively opposed the group’s formation in the first place, but nevertheless landed seats at the table — took little time before questioning and criticizing the very existence of the new Port Performance Freight Statistics Working Group.
15 Jul 2016
As US regulators look into shipper detention practices, DAT survey finds many drivers are being delayed.
14 Jul 2016
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics reaches settlement with the U.S. Department of Justice, ending an investigation into anti-competitive practices.
Shipper readiness and government enforcement are only two of the questions surrounding new FDA regulations.
10 Jul 2016
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has refocused a rule on transportation practices that could pose a threat to food safety, bringing the focus back to risk.
27 Jun 2016
The new rule’s rollout is just days away, but guidance from operating ports, carriers, terminal operators and nation states has been variable and prone to change.
20 Jun 2016
U.S. regulators are taking further steps toward a rulemaking on the detention of truck drivers by shippers and their customers.
U.S. exporters finally achieved the carrier uniformity they were seeking on the SOLAS container-weighing requirement.
20 Jun 2016
U.S. exporters finally achieved the carrier uniformity they were seeking on the SOLAS container weighing requirement.
16 Jun 2016
“Why anyone would add procedures, requirements and costs to doing business is not only puzzling, it raises the specter of anti-competitive behavior and necessitating Commission action,” U.S. Federal Maritime Commission Chairman Mario Cordero said in a statement Thursday.