California Air Resources Board will require public transit agencies to transition to only zero -emission vehicles by 2040.
EPA’s Cleaner Trucks Initiative aimed at 50-state rule to reduce smog-forming emissions could work, says Mary Nichols, California Air Resources Board chair.
Trucking groups are pushing efforts to thwart the California Supreme Court ruling that upended requirements used to decide if a worker is an employee or an independent contractor.
Electronic Logging Devices end log cheating but reduce driver productivity during traffic jams and cargo unloading.
New heavy-duty diesel trucks are required to meet federal emissions standards when they’re purchased, but it’s up to individual states and municipalities to ensure that vehicle owners keep emissions in check.
A U.S. Environmental Protection Agency initiative that aims for a 50-state rule on smog from heavy-duty trucks is positively received by industry and agency critics.
A court ruling in an ongoing wage lawsuit against P.A.M. Transport Inc. said broader federal labor laws, not safety regulations, apply to driver hours counted for pay.
With the trucking industry expected to need 174,000 drivers by 2026, truck driving schools are training more women and minorities.
ELDs, which became mandatory last December, haven't caused as many problems as some predicted but have had a big effect on freight rates.
The FMCSA wants drivers and the industry to provide data in the next 30 days to support “honest conversation” on relaxing hours-of-service rules.
Glider makers are laying off workers as the EPA temporarily backs down on lifting a production cap that allows the use of dirtier engines in new truck bodies.
The move to change federal safety rules to help solve the truck driver shortage comes despite ongoing safety concerns about higher crash rates for younger drivers.