A federal mandate that would require all commercial vehicles to be equipped with electronic logging devices has been tangled up in the courts for years — but that could soon change, according to the new president of the American Trucking Associations.
The Transportation Department proposed a rule Friday to make trucks have speed limiters, electronic devices that would cap their top speeds at 68 mph or less, depending on the final regulation.
A massive transformation of California’s freight movement system is called for in the just-released California Sustainable Freight Action Plan.
Members of the American Trucking Associations want the federal government to pick up the pace regarding a proposal to place electronic speed limiters on the country’s big rigs.
Just as novice drivers must complete a test to operate a Class D vehicle, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is once again trying to create a rule outlining minimum training standards for entry-level commercial truck drivers.