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.
14 Oct 2014
The Federal Maritime Commission has collected $503,000 in civil penal
10 Oct 2014
In the latest step toward possible regulatory action, three U.S. senators have called on the U.S. Surface Transportation Board to implement freight rail reforms as quickly as possible in order to increase rail competition and address shippers’ concerns.
10 Oct 2014
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission has posted details of its proposed changes in rules for licensing, financial responsibility and duties of ocean transportation intermediaries.
09 Oct 2014
A former president of International Longshoremen’s Association 1235 in Newark, New Jersey, was sentenced to 18 months in prison for extorting his members for “Christmas tribute” payments to the Genovese crime family.
Maersk container ship
08 Oct 2014
Maersk Line said its 2M east-west alliance with Mediterranean Shipping Co. will be launched in January following approval by the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission in a 4-1 vote on Wednesday.
06 Oct 2014
Truck drivers — the lack of them and the number of hours they can work — remain the top concern of trucking executives, the American Transportation Research Institute says.
02 Oct 2014
The deployment of fleet management systems, including mobile communications and tracking systems used in trucking, will double in North America by 2018, according to a Berg Insight forecast.
02 Oct 2014
The U.S. federal government won’t tell Congress until later this month the results of a controversial pilot program tracking Mexican trucking companies hauling goods across the border, but opponents are already railing against continuing or expanding the initiative.
02 Oct 2014
The Federal Maritime Commission has put into effect a new rule allowing the commission to use its website instead of the Federal Register to provide public notice when it revokes or suspends the licenses of ocean transportation intermediaries.
01 Oct 2014
Nearly 300 shippers, port authorities and transportation groups are urging the U.S. Congress to follow through with its plan to send more money collected via harbor maintenance taxes back to ports.
26 Sep 2014
American Trucking Associations Chairman Philip L. Byrd Sr. said the ATA is "bound and determined" to roll back changes to federal rules on drivers' hours of service, and to win revisions in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Complaince Safety, Accountability program .