US Transportation Regulations

25 May 2017
Legislators’ recent interest in rewriting the Shipping Act of 1984 has been sparked by third-party suppliers’ fears of alliances having too much power.
02 Jan 2017
US maritime regulators are on the forefront of monitoring the market for anti-competitive practices while nudging stakeholders to make containerized supply chains more efficient and reliable.
30 Dec 2016
US maritime regulators have approved an alliance between container terminals at Port Miami.
27 Dec 2016
A diverse group of shippers is ready to challenge fees that container lines and marine terminals impose for delays at US ports. But first the shippers need approval from federal maritime regulators.
26 Dec 2016
Elaine Chao's pro-business approach could be a big win for motor carriers that have faced a laundry list of regulations under the Obama administration that threaten to tighten capacity and increase shipping rates.
15 Dec 2016
Independent truckers want the full appellate court to rehear its case against the government's electronic logging mandate, as the compliance clock ticks louder.
15 Dec 2016
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association says language in a rule issued last year seen as "requiring" sleep apnea testing violates the law.
14 Dec 2016
The fight between the three major shipping alliances on US trades officially starts in April.
Trucking companies say that rolling back of some hours-of-service requirements will restore productivity lost when they were put in place.
13 Dec 2016
As the Obama administration winds down, federal regulators are rolling out some long-awaited trucking safety rules, while Congress legislates driver hours of service. Some groups would like president-elect Trump to block pending rules.
08 Dec 2016
US regulators are reviewing a proposed agreement between two marine terminal operators at the Port of Miami that would allow the terminals to jointly negotiate terms and conditions with container lines — a first for the United States.
08 Dec 2016
One card and one security background check should be enough for truck drivers, American Trucking Associations CEO tells Senate subcommittee.
07 Dec 2016
The overall number of truck driver hours-of-service violations cited by roadside inspectors dropped in fiscal 2016, but certain types of violations increased.