US Transportation Regulations

US Transportation Regulations

20 Oct 2014
The U.S. Customs and Border Protection should improve its analysis and circulation of border security data, a new report from the Government Accountability Office says.
19 Nov 2013
The Federal Maritime Commission has extended its deadline until Nov.
18 Nov 2013
The U.S. Jones Act, which requires that U.S. domestic ocean cargo is carried from port to port in ships that are...
The press event for the Safe Skies Act of 2013 at the U.S. Capitol. Source: Coalition of Airline Pilots Association
14 Nov 2013
U.S. Sens. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif.; Maria Cantwell, D-Wash.; and Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., have introduced the Safe Skies Act to ensure that America’s cargo plane pilots...
Maersk Line ship
11 Nov 2013
The Federal Maritime Commission likely will focus on two key words — “unreasonable” and “likely” — as it determines in the coming weeks whether to allow or block the proposed alliance of the three largest global container lines.
Tractor at terminal in Port of New York and New Jersey
11 Nov 2013
After the Waterfront Commission of New York Harbor held a series of lively hearings in 2010 on work and pay practices at the East Coast’s busiest port, Commissioner Ronald Goldstock said the crime watchdog agency’s work was just beginning.
11 Nov 2013
New York-New Jersey is the only U.S. port where the size of the longshore work force is set by a law enforcement agency that must approve new hires.
Trucking's hours of service rules
01 Nov 2013
The American Trucking Associations has applauded the introduction of the TRUE Safety Act in the House by Reps. Richard Hanna, R-N.Y.; Tom Rice, R-S.C.; and Mike Michaud, D-Maine.
31 Oct 2013
A bipartisan trio of U.S. legislators has introduced legislation that would block new hours of service rules for the trucking industry, the latest salvo in motor carriers’ fight against the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulation.
Driver
30 Oct 2013
Congress was not caught napping as federal regulators moved to set new requirements for identifying and treating sleep disorders among truck drivers. Despite a partial government shutdown, legislators this month rushed a bill to the White House ordering the Department of Transportation to pursue a full rule-making and not simply issue guidance on obstructive sleep apnea and truck drivers.
Pieces of the P3 puzzle
29 Oct 2013
As shippers obtain more information about how the P3 Network would operate, regulators are pressing the three member carriers to explain how the alliance will affect schedule reliability and competition.
28 Oct 2013
The Federal Maritime Commission has completed seven compromise agreements with nine non-vessel-operating common carriers and freight forwarders, recovering a total of $617,500 in civil penalties.