On Jan. 1, three years after tolls for passenger cars nearly doubled on the Illinois Tollway, rates for trucks and trailers will jump by 40 percent. That’s only the beginning. Two more 10 percent increases will kick in over the next two years, and beginning in 2018, annual toll rate increases for trucks and […]
Article via Bulk Loads The spending bill in Congress is not just about money. Tucked inside the bill are provisions to change regulations affecting everything from banking to the environment. One regulatory rollback has those concerned about truck safety especially upset. The regulation is part of a series of rules that spell out the […]
U.S. Department of Transportation Eliminates $1.7 Billion Annual Paperwork Burden for U.S. Trucking Industry
Shared from FMCSA (Federal Motor Credit Safety Administration) December 9, 2014 Final Rule Marks Obama Administration’s Largest Paperwork Reduction WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that, effective Dec. 18, 2014, professional truck drivers will no longer have to comply with a burdensome daily paperwork requirement, saving the trucking industry an estimated $1.7 […]
(as seen on Bulk Loads) Each year, nearly 1,000 Commercial Truck Drivers are killed in (truck) transportation related accidents and nearly 20,000 are injured and/or suffer emergency medical episodes. truckersfinalmile.org is the largest known Charity of it’s tpye and scope for Truck Drivers and their families in North America operating 24 hours a day from […]
(As seen on Bulk Loads) Truckload carriers began to add incremental capacity to meet shipping demand in the third quarter, pushing up the JOC Truckload Capacity Index by 1 percentage point to 82.7. Carriers that were solidly “overbooked” — with more available freight than tractor-trailers — in the quarter appear to be in the […]
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