We meet with legislators and let them know what it takes to run a trucking business. We bring up issues like CSA, hours of service, and use of cell phones. We emphasize FTA’s commitment to safety. We say ‘thank you’ for efficiency improvements like the 10 percent weight tolerance law that passed in 2010. It’s crucial for trucking companies to have FTA as a voice when proposals that affect the industry come up.
Last night we found out that two Florida drivers made the final cut for America's Road Team 2015-16: Charles Demchock (Walmart) who is also a member of the Florida Road…read more →
The re-urbanization trend accelerating across much of the U.S., combined with the ongoing capacity crunch and driver shortage in the trucking industry, is fostering more demand for last mile or…read more →
On December 17, 2014, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) posted this notice on their website advising the public that the restart restrictions have been officially suspended. Earlier in the…read more →
By Tisha Keller, FTA Hours of Service got really complicated a year ago. And now, we hail the Collins Amendment's passage as a stroke of reason in the midst of…read more →
President's signature needed for restart provisions to go into effect On December 13, 2014, Congress passed the FY 2015 Omnibus Appropriations bill providing funding for the vast majority of the…read more →
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