Truck News


  • OOIDA fights back against underride guard legislation

    March 8, 2019 12:39PM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is opposing legislation that would mandate underride guards on all sides of commercial motor vehicles over 10,000 lbs. The organization says the proposal would yield little, if any, safety benefits

  • Pot, ELDs, and NAFTA top issues facing Canadian transportation

    October 12, 2017 10:29AM by James Menzies

    MISSISSAUGA, Ont. – The legalization of marijuana, the electronic logging device (ELD) mandate, and the possible reworking of NAFTA were three of the biggest issues facing the Canadian transport industry, according to panelists at the Surface Transportation Summit Oct. 11.

  • ATA implores FMCSA to keep e-log rollout on schedule

    July 24, 2017 6:07AM by Truck News

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) is urging the U.S. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) not to delay the implementation deadline for electronic logging devices (ELDs). “Over the past week we have heard from our members, loudly

  • Proposed legislation could delay U.S. e-log mandate

    July 19, 2017 10:30AM by Truck News

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Opponents to impending legislation that will require the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) to monitor driver hours-of-service in the U.S. are lauding a legislative push to delay the rule for two years. U.S. Rep. Brian Babin

  • OOIDA not giving up on e-log challenge

    April 17, 2017 6:50AM by Truck News

    GRAIN VALLEY, Mo. – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is taking its challenge against the US electronic logging device (ELD) mandate to the Supreme Court. The organization, which represents small business truckers, appealed a court ruling handed down by

  • Proposed legislation spurs OTA’s concern with photo radar

    November 9, 2016 10:44AM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) plans to work with its members to ensure a proposed piece of legislation on community safety and school zones deals with what it called problematic issues associated with photo radar, as well

  • Manufacturers voice concerns about Phase 2 of GHG regs

    March 3, 2015 2:22PM by James Menzies

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — With a proposed rulemaking for the second phase of the joint EPA/NHTSA greenhouse gas/fuel economy standards for heavy trucks expected this month, some manufacturers are concerned about what’s to come. The new standards will take effect on


    July 21, 2014 8:49PM by Rob Penner

    When will Canada and the provinces put their words into actions. We say we are serious about the environment, yet there is tried and true technology that we as responsible business people cannot legally deploy in our fleet. There are

  • ATA says hours of service restart rule will become law

    June 17, 2014 12:23PM by Carolyn Gruske

    ARLINGTON, Va. – The American Trucking Association (ATA) is convinced it is just a matter of time before the hours of service (HoS) restart rule becomes law. As reported recently, the US Senate Appropriations Committee voted (in a count of