FMCSA News

Oversized Cargo Haulers Seek Exemption from 30-Minute Break Rule

Oversized and overweight cargo haulers that can only operate on roadways at certain times of day are seeking an exemption from a new federal trucking regulation requiring drivers to take a 30-minute rest every eight hours. Last month, the Specialized …

House Votes to Block Raising Truckers’ Minimum Insurance Limits

The House of Representatives voted narrowly this week voted to block the federal government from raising the minimum liability insurance limits for truckers as recommended recently by the regulatory agency for the trucking industry. The vote on June 10 came …

Trucking Industry Fights Obama Rules on Driver Fatigue

Trucking companies are going to court to fight Obama Administration rules designed to assure that commercial truckers on the road get proper rest. The American Trucking Association said it filed a petition this week with the U.S. Circuit Court of …