Regulation: Page 2


  • A close-up of the creamy exterior of the Department of Labor building.
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    DOL expanding overtime pay eligibility to millions of US workers

    The department will raise a current threshold of $35,568 that triggers an exemption from extra pay provisions.

    By Ryan Golden • April 26, 2024
  • Mitchell walks next to his truck during a delivery with the morning sun peaking through clouds.
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    FMCSA removes inward-facing camera rule from apprenticeship program

    Carriers also no longer need a Department of Labor apprenticeship program number to participate in the pilot, the agency said.

    By April 24, 2024
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    Trendline

    Top 5 stories from Trucking Dive

    These five stories detail the top trends and issues facing the trucking and transportation industry. 

    By Trucking Dive staff
  • Attendees of the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Kentucky, pass by a Kenworth vendor booth.
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    Paccar opposes renewed push for environmental reporting

    An investment firm has resubmitted a proposal that narrowly failed last year to require additional reporting by the OEM on its lobbying efforts.

    By April 19, 2024
  • A front view of a Freightliner Cascadia truck.
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    Daimler Truck North America recalls over 29K vehicles

    Various newer Freightliner Cascadia and Western Star 57X trucks are affected.

    By April 15, 2024
  • An overhead view shows the tops of trucks as they park, enter and leave a refueling stop in Texas.
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    Interstate registrations board seeks to fill all 5 industry seats

    The three-year terms help change registration fees, which states use to pay for motor carrier enforcement programs.

    By April 12, 2024
  • A Truck exits from the Baltimore Port after the cargo ship Dali ran into and collapsed the Francis Scott Key Bridge on March 26, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    FMCSA offers tips, resources to truckers affected by Baltimore bridge collapse

    Hundreds of stakeholders tuned into a live-streamed presentation by the agency on subjects such as how to fill out paper logs.

    By April 11, 2024
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    Paccar recalls several 2025 Kenworth, Peterbilt trucks

    Sector shaft gear teeth can fracture due to an improper heat treat, which could cause a loss of steering control, according to a report.

    By April 10, 2024
  • Trucks travel in traffic west bound on I-695 following the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge after the cargo ship Dali crashed into it, March 27, 2024 in Baltimore, Maryland.
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    Virginia, Pennsylvania join Maryland in relaxing trucking tax rules

    The states and federal government have moved to provide relief after the Francis Scott Key Bridge disaster.

    By Updated April 11, 2024
  • Greenlane announced its new EV truck charging corridor along Interstate 15 in California.
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    Greenlane unveils EV truck charging corridor

    The joint venture has installed more than 100 chargers along Interstate 15 in California.

    By April 2, 2024
  • A driver charges a Freightliner eM2 medium duty battery-electric truck.
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    Trucking interests blast EPA’s heavy-duty truck emissions rule

    Groups representing carriers and retailers expressed concern about the fallout from the regulations for model years 2027 through 2032.

    By April 1, 2024
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    EPA unveils strictest heavy-duty truck emissions standards to date

    New requirements will make compliance with federal rules 40% more stringent for some trucks.

    By March 29, 2024
  • A truck overturned on its side in the middle of the roadway.
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    FMCSA urges truckers to wear seat belts to reduce fatal wrecks

    Deadly crashes have frequently involved people not wearing the safety device, the agency said at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

    By March 28, 2024
  • Trucks and passenger vehicles on a bridge with the Empire State Building in the background.
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    New independent contractor rule confusing, costly for small trucking fleets

    One New Jersey business has estimated that costs to switch drivers over to employees would be 30% to 40% higher.

    By March 27, 2024
  • A Schneider National driver plugs an electric Freightliner eCascadia into a charger.
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    White House rolls out zero-emission freight corridor strategy

    The plan will guide zero-emission, medium- and heavy-duty truck charging and hydrogen fueling infrastructure deployment through 2040.

    By March 18, 2024
  • In an aerial view, A truck moves along a freeway on March 31, 2023, in Oakland, California.
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    Judge rules against CTA, OOIDA in AB5 case

    The end of the case delivers a blow to the trucking industry, but OOIDA said it’s considering an appeal.

    By March 18, 2024
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    Paccar recalls over 116K trucks due to shifter stalk issue

    The recall involves various heavy-duty trucks with model years 2021 through 2025.

    By March 15, 2024
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    UPS takes delivery of Kenworth’s first 15-liter, CNG-fueled truck

    The semi-tractor’s reduced emissions engine contributes to the parcel giant’s strategy to be carbon neutral by 2050.

    By March 14, 2024
  • (From left to right) FMCSA head Robin Hutcheson, Executive Director Jack Van Steenburg, Chief Counsel Earl Adams Jr. and Director of External Affairs Kala Wright take questions at ATA MCE 2022.
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    What the trucking industry wants in its next FMCSA chief

    The industry needs a partner in its next safety regulator who understands trucking and is willing to listen, ATA, OOIDA and TCA leaders told Trucking Dive.

    By March 13, 2024
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    US reviewing security of connected vehicles, including trucks

    The proposed rulemaking aims to shield transportation from foreign national security threats.

    By March 12, 2024
  • Wonder Bread truck prepares to make deliveries
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    SCOTUS examines which transportation workers are exempt from arbitration

    The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals previously ruled in favor of Flowers Foods, finding its truck drivers were not exempt from a federal law.

    By Ryan Golden • Feb. 27, 2024
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    ATRI calls on carriers to share operational costs

    The call to action was made in the trucking industry research group’s annual survey of fleets.

    By Feb. 27, 2024
  • A tow truck pulls a blue semi truck in the Seattle area.
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    FMCSA favors ban on predatory truck towing fees

    The agency is looking to create more barriers for tow companies and add more protections for truckers.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
  • California Gov. Gavin Newsom talks to reporters following the FOX Business Republican Primary Debate in September 2023.
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    AV restrictions bill reintroduced in California

    The measure seeks to require safety operators onboard heavy-duty self-driving trucks until politicians further authorize the technology.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
  • A Torc Robotics truck on a highway with other trucks in the background.
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    Q&A

    Torc Robotics’ 2024 goals include expanding testing locations

    Company executive Walter Grigg highlighted the changes in an interview with Trucking Dive at a recent technology conference.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
  • Trucks parked in a parking area at night.
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    DOT aims to renew Jason’s Law truck parking survey

    The Federal Highway Administration is planning to query transportation company owners and drivers about the issue.

    By Updated Feb. 9, 2024