Category: Transportation

FMCSA Proposes New Safety Fitness Rules

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a rulemaking proposal designed to enhance the Agency’s ability to identify noncompliant motor carriers. Find out what it entails.

Shipping Aerosols

What type of protective cap must be placed on aerosols if you don’t remove the nozzle? Is this the case if they are shipped in a 55 gallon drum? Or only if shipped loosely?

9th Circuit to hear California nonroad vehicle case

In 2013, the trucking and road construction industries initiated a case to prevent the EPA from waiving federal emissions standards for nonroad diesel engines to allow the California Air Resources Board (CARB) to impose its own more stringent standards on those vehicles. The outcome of that dispute will carry major consequences for California businesses and, […]

FMCSA Publishes Final Rule Requiring Electronic Logging Devices

On December 16, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a final rule in the Federal Register requiring the use of electronic logging devices (ELDs) for drivers required to prepare hours-of-service records of duty status. According to the agency, approximately three million drivers will be impacted. Keep reading to find out how.

Texas Company Drives Home Road Safety Message

You’ve heard it before, but it bears repeating. One of the most significant hazards your employees face every day is the ride to and from work. Keep reading to find out how one company is reducing those risks.