US Transportation Regulations

US Transportation Regulations

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.
20 Mar 2014
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission today voted 4-to-1 to allow the P3 Network to set sail in the second quarter and vowed to create new reporting requirements to monitor the vessel-sharing agreement involving the three largest global container lines.
Road
18 Mar 2014
Shippers need to pay as much attention to supply chain safety as supply chain efficiency, or be prepared for greater government involvement in how they run their businesses and manage supply chains.
Cargo train platform at sunset with container.
17 Mar 2014
WASHINGTON — A new study suggesting U.S. freight railcar premiums have soared in recent years...
17 Mar 2014
A proposed rule that would require truck and bus drivers to replace paper logbooks with electronic devices is “on the street” and available for review online...
13 Mar 2014
The FMCSA is close to publishing its much anticipated proposed rulemaking that would require all heavy truck drivers to use electronic devices to complete their daily and weekly logs.
12 Mar 2014
WASHINGTON — A breakbulk and container line, and three non-vessel operating common carriers have agreed to pay $350,000 total in civil penalties following Federal Maritime Commission allegations that they violated the Shipping Act of 1984 and the agency’s regulations.
11 Mar 2014
The ports of Seattle and Tacoma can each gather information on their operations, facilities and rates, and share the data with the other after the Federal Maritime Commission unanimously approved the discussion agreement last week.
06 Mar 2014
Chilean carrier CSAV will pay a $625,000 civil penalty to resolve U.S. government allegations it violated the Shipping Act in connection with a scheme to fix prices for shipments of roll-on, roll-off shipments such as cars and trucks.
21 Feb 2014
WASHINGTON — Following a series of accidents involving trains hauling crude oil, the major U.S. railroads and federal regulators have agreed to series of safety practices, including slower speeds through urban areas and increased inspections.
21 Feb 2014
The pilots of the UPS cargo plane that crashed on Aug. 14, 2013, had complained about the company’s tiring work schedules at the start of the fatal flight before making landing errors...
19 Feb 2014
WASHINGTON — The G6 Alliance could have the go-ahead from U.S. regulators to expand its vessel-sharing agreement into the Asia-U.S. West Coast and trans-Atlantic routes by early April.