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.
13 Jun 2016
California took another step Friday toward meeting the governor’s goal of a zero-emissions freight transportation environment.
10 Jun 2016
The NFI Industries case is unusual, but not the first such whistleblower action in trucking.
Construction on TOTE Maritime's LNG-powered Isla Bella in San Diego.
08 Jun 2016
Shipyard, maritime and labor interests have criticized an Alabama congressman’s proposal to exempt Puerto Rico from the Jones Act’s requirements for U.S.-flag shipping between the island and the U.S. mainland.
08 Jun 2016
The U.S. Justice Department has indicted an executive for his role in roll-on, roll-off cargo price-fixing.
06 Jun 2016
Drayage companies that service the Port of New York and New Jersey are once again squaring off with the Teamsters union.
01 Jun 2016
U.S. Great Lakes ports, vessel operators and maritime trade groups have filed a lawsuit against the Coast Guard.
31 May 2016
The battle over truck driver hours-of-service and the 34-hour restart will likely roll into a House-Senate conference committee this summer.
27 May 2016
A crackdown on existing inspection standards could reduce the number of vessels available to carry cargoes in U.S. domestic waterborne trade.
23 May 2016
Trucking, shipping interests attack use of data they call flawed in proposed motor carrier ratings.
20 May 2016
A U.S. Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation bore down on ABS “outsourced” inspection processes this past week.
19 May 2016
Container lines and U.S. ports have asked the U.S. maritime regulator for permission to get together to craft a common strategy for dealing with SOLAS.