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    Trucking groups to request stay of enforcement for California's AB5 law

    A coalition of more than 70 industry groups will express concerns with enforcement of the landmark labor law in a letter to the governor this week, according to a California Trucking Association official.

    By July 11, 2022
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    NHTSA strengthens standards for rear impact guards

    The safety standards will require new trailers and semitrailer to better protect against underride crashes.

    By July 6, 2022
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    The Trucking Outlook for 2023

    Driver shortages, M&A and the need to replace aging fleets are among the topics that are top of mind for trucking executives.

    By Transport Dive staff
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    As brands eye autonomous trucks, more states allow the tech

    A recent Kansas law highlights the increased push for laws that allow autonomous vehicles to fill gaps in the supply chain.

    By July 6, 2022
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    Trucking groups blast SCOTUS refusal to hear arguments in landmark California labor law

    “Gasoline has been poured on the fire that is our ongoing supply chain crisis,” the California Trucking Association said in a statement.

    By , July 1, 2022
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    Laws governing autonomous trucks complicate widespread adoption

    Companies and regulators are navigating a patchwork of state and federal laws as fleets push for road-ready technology.

    By June 27, 2022
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    New York regulators urged to create policies around electric trucks

    Customer and conservation groups say more incentives are needed to encourage the transition to clean energy in transportation.

    By Robert Walton • June 22, 2022
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    Biden calls for three-month federal gas tax holiday

    Lifting the federal 18-cent tax per gallon of gas and 24-cent tax per gallon of diesel for three months would “give Americans a little extra breathing room.”

    By Updated June 22, 2022
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    FMCSA seeks comment on definitions of broker, bona fide agent

    Stakeholders have until July 11 to submit comments for the review, which was required by the federal infrastructure law.

    By June 15, 2022
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    'A step in the right direction': Trucking groups react to ocean shipping bill's passage

    The Ocean Shipping Reform Act provides tools to combat fees carriers collect from truckers, said ATA's Chris Spear.

    By David Taube • June 14, 2022
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    CR England data breach compromised Social Security numbers

    Personal information was accessed, but the trucking company does not believe it was shared. Still, the incident could prove costly.

    By June 6, 2022
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    FMCSA lifts hours of service rules for deliveries related to infant formula

    The emergency declaration has been extended, part of a national push to speed baby formula production amid an ongoing shortage.

    By Updated July 6, 2022
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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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    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 now be accepted until July 18.

    By Updated May 27, 2022
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    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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    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 Jim Stinson • 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 Jim Stinson • 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 Jim Stinson • 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 Jim Stinson • 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 Jim Stinson • March 7, 2022
  • The ATA and other trucking officials attend a signing ceremony regarding apprenticeships at the Labor Department. March 1, 2022.
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    The American Trucking Associations

    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 Jim Stinson • March 4, 2022