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    Officials hope to conduct 70K inspections for Roadcheck 2022

    The event will focus on wheel end components and provide an opportunity for executives to highlight proactive safety practices.

    By May 16, 2022
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    States band together to push for nationwide fleet electrification

    A coalition of nearly 20 states has drafted a plan to advance truck electrification efforts. Now, they seek public comments by May 9.

    By May 5, 2022
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    The Transport Dive Outlook on 2022

    How are the biggest U.S. fleets planning to handle the hot market? What's in store for M&A? What trends should executives be tracking this year? Experts weigh in on what 2022 holds for the trucking industry.

    By Transport Dive staff
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    California readies regulations for zero-emission truck fleets

    High energy needs have led to slow EV adoption for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles. New rules aim to speed up the trend.

    By Dan Zukowski • May 4, 2022
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    YRC/Yellow's survival tale

    10 takeaways from the House investigation into Yellow

    An oversight report found Yellow inappropriately received $700 million in emergency relief funds. But that's not all it sheds light on.

    By May 3, 2022
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    Speed limiters are back: FMCSA requests comments in new notice

    The notice lists a dozen questions, including ones about typical device use and skills required to operate them. Responses will be accepted for 30 days.

    By April 28, 2022
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    Opinion

    Hydrogen fuel cell technology essential to meeting trucking's decarbonization goals

    The EPA's Clean Trucks Plan provides regulatory certainty, which is needed to scale up electric truck deployments.

    By Bill Elrick • April 19, 2022
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    Opinion

    Why we need the STEER Act to help trucking companies cut emissions

    Combating climate change calls for near-term solutions. Stakeholders should be discussing what we can do for truck owners today, writes Jim Monkmeyer, president of transportation at DHL Supply Chain.

    By Jim Monkmeyer • March 30, 2022
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    By the numbers: Biden's budget priorities for transportation

    A proposal to spend $3 billion in freight and highway projects is among the president's requests to Congress.

    By March 29, 2022
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    Autonomous trucks could impact up to 94% of long-haul hours: study

    While many worry the tech will eliminate millions of jobs in the future, researchers estimate it's closer to "a few hundred thousand."

    By March 21, 2022
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    Yellow settles with Defense Department for $6.85M

    The Pentagon sued Yellow and its subsidiaries in 2018 for systematic overcharging for shipments, and then hiding the fact.

    By March 15, 2022
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    Stevens Transport hopes to settle anti-poaching claims for $5.5M

    A group of drivers have accused a number of fleets of walling them off to prevent defections to other carriers.

    By March 14, 2022
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    White House ends Russian oil, energy imports into US

    Diesel had already hit new highs, jumping more than 74 cents a gallon in the last week, before the newest sanctions.

    By March 8, 2022
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    White House accelerates plans for zero-emission trucks

    The Biden administration announced new grant funding for OEMs and a proposed rule to dramatically curb NOx emissions by 2031.

    By March 7, 2022
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    ATA members can now offer federal apprenticeship programs

    The Labor Department programs aim to increase driver recruitment and training with paid on-the-job instruction and potential grants for childcare and housing.

    By March 4, 2022
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    FMCSA's apprenticeship pilot forges public divide

    Critics of the program are worried about accident upticks, while supporters are concerned about losing potential drivers to other careers. 

    By Feb. 28, 2022
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    OSHA stay a 'sigh of relief,' but not the end of employer vaccination concerns

    States and local governments adopted their own versions of the federal emergency temporary standard, and more rule changes may be on the horizon.

    By Ryan Golden • Feb. 7, 2022
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    FMCSA's driver training rule will eliminate 'CDL mills,' association says

    The federal government had delayed implementation of the Entry-Level Driver Training regulation for two years.

    By Feb. 4, 2022
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    Deep Dive

    Battery-electric vs. hydrogen trucks: The debate heads into 2022

    As fleets eye a future with zero emissions, industry remains undecided whether BEVs or FCEVs will come out ahead.

    By Jan. 25, 2022
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    Trucking and the vaccine mandate

    Stakeholders urge Supreme Court to act fast on OSHA mandate

    The Biden administration will need at least five justices to decide in its favor — which may prove difficult.

    By Ryan Golden • Jan. 10, 2022
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    The top trucking trends of 2021

    For the transport industry, 2021 may be best described as the year of the shortage. But trucking firms are creative problem-solvers.

    By Transport Dive Staff • Dec. 29, 2021
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    The top trucking news of 2021

    Another year of the pandemic; another year of fleets rising to the challenge.

    By Transport Dive Staff • Dec. 27, 2021
  • Biden to nominate Robin Hutcheson as FMCSA administrator

    The position has remained vacant since Ray Martinez stepped down from the post in October 2019.

    By S.L. Fuller • Updated April 6, 2022
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    OSHA vaccine mandate is back on for now as appeals court dissolves stay

    OSHA plans to resume implementing its rule but delay enforcement, the agency said following the court's decision.

    By Ryan Golden • Dec. 20, 2021
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    The White House has a plan to boost truck driver recruitment. Here's what 8 stakeholders say about it.

    While generally optimistic, reactions to the Biden administration's outline have been mixed.

    By Transport Dive Staff • Dec. 17, 2021
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    What trucking CEOs say about the vaccine mandate

    The future of the Biden administration's employer mandate for COVID-19 vaccines and regular testing is uncertain, so fleets are planning for multiple scenarios.

    By Dec. 7, 2021