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DOT’s Warnings and Restrictions for Truckers About Driving During the Eclipse

On Monday, Aug. 21, with the first total solar eclipse visible to the continental U. S. in nearly 40 years happening. Therefore, many states in the path of the total eclipse have supplied restrictions to truckers. The eclipse will be noticeable in almost every state of the contiguous U.S., however, at least portions of 14 […]

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FMCSA Official reminds Safety Inspectors about ELDs Registration with the federal trucking regulatory agency

On Aug 9, an agency official remained law executing officials that ELDs (electronic logging devices) should be registered at FMCSA in order to be valid.   Danielle Smith, a transportation specialist with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s passenger carrier division said: “It’s not an ELD unless it’s listed on our website. That’s going to […]

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More than 21 co-sponsors Signed Bill to Cancel ELD Mandate

More than 21 U.S. House members signed the bill to cancel ELD (electronic logging device) mandate by two years. Nevertheless, it should be noted that currently, the Congress is busy with sorting out larger reforms that is why the bill cannot become the law.   The only opportunity that the bill will become a law […]

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Good News for Truckers! Congress proposed 2-year ELD postponement.

If newly proposed legislation about electronic logging devices (ELDs) becomes law truckers will have 2 more years for installing ELDs. On July 19 Brian Babin who announced the bill submitted the ELD Extension Act to Infrastructure Committee as well as to the House Transportation. Under present law and regulation, the mandate is planned to be […]

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FMCSA Proposes Two New Rules Which Eases CDL Transitioning

Two new rules that seek to make CDL licensing more efficient and cut its costs were proposed on June 9 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. “Taken together, these two proposals will help ease the entry for thousands of qualified individuals into career opportunities as professional truck and bus drivers – a critical occupation […]

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Wrong Way Crash Which Resulted In Death and a Fire Leads to Days of Repair Work for The I-75

Reconstruction is still in process due to fiery crash on I-75. The collision took place between a car and a tanker which was full of gasoline. The reason of the crash was the car travelling in the wrong direction. Repairs on the road are estimated to continue through Thursday. They began on Monday where crews worked […]

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