The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration says it will soon take a close look at the minimum insurance requirements for trucking, the agency announced in a report to Congress.
The Caledon Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is advising that the Region of Peel has installed a flashing 40 km/h school zone speed limit on Mayfield Road in the area of Mayfield Secondary School
Posted Wednesday April 09, 2014 in Operations/safety
The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) has received confirmation from Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Counsel that carriers who engage solely in brokering freight from Canada to the United States, between points within the United States and from the United States to Canada are required to obtain and file with FMCSA a surety bond or […]
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is conducting a field test to show the benefits of a national wireless roadside inspection system, according to Heavy Duty Trucking. Such an inspection system would automatically collect information inspectors need about trucks, drivers and carriers as the truck is travelling on the highway. As reported by HDT, the […]
A major truck components systems manufacturer suggested that more regulations requiring the adoption of active safety systems are around the corner in North America. Speaking at the Mid America Trucking Show, Fred Andersky at Bendix gave an update on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) long-awaited stability system mandate, Truck News reports. The rule […]
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is confirming plans to study whether expanding use of split rest in sleeper berths can improve both safety and productivity, FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro said recently. According to Fleet Owner, the agency is taking a closer look at the issue in response to a proposal by the American Trucking […]
Ontario took another big step towards finding ways to clean up highway collisions faster and get traffic in vital GTA corridors moving quicker. On March 25, a private member’s bill was introduced (Bill 181), which would establish an advisory committee to make recommendations to the Minister of Transportation and the Minister of Community Safety and […]