Transportation Regulations

Transportation Regulations

In-depth coverage of shipping security, including strategies, new regulations, screening and more.

Commentary

Despite private sector-based gains, the Surface Transportation Board, the agency in charge of overseeing private US freight railroads, has taken steps to impose onerous regulations on railroad operators that would erase much of the industry’s progress over the last 40 years.

News & Analysis

09 Jan 2018
From its roots in the chaotic trucking world of the 1970s, Johnston built the OOIDA into an organization of about 160,000 members operating more than 300,000 trucks.
02 Jan 2018
Business organizations, as well as individual shippers, had protested the truck weight limit, which forced transporters to move one container of goods in two trucks.
31 Dec 2017
Implementing electronic logging in 2018 will not be easy and may spark a review of truck driver work rules.