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Idaho, Alaska legislatures ban handheld texting while...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Apr 23, 2012

While truckers nationwide already are prohibited from texting while driving, Idaho has become the 37th state to bar all motorists ...

Safety board urges total cell phone use ban by all...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 14, 2011

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Dec. 13 recommended banning all U.S. drivers from using mobile phones or ...

Senate passes transportation bill funding motor carrier...

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Nov 03, 2011

The U.S. Senate Nov. 1 passed a transportation appropriations bill that funds motor carrier state safety grants at a slightly ...

Appeals court vacates onboard recorder reg

Posted by eTrucker Staff on Aug 29, 2011

A federal appeals court on Aug. 26 vacated the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s electronic onboard recorder regulation for not ...

FMCSA to reconsider hours rules

Posted by Amy Materson on Oct 27, 2009

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has decided to conduct another rulemaking regarding hours-of-service regulations as part of an Oct. ...

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