Top Newsletter Articles

April 13, 2016 View All

Member Alert - Contact Your Representatives Regarding Safety Fitness Determination Proposal

We need your help contacting the Representative or Representatives of your headquarter and district operations on a very important issue. Read More

NHTSA Holds Meeting on Automated Vehicle Safety Technologies

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) held a meeting on April 8 to discuss guidelines for the safe deployment and operation of automated vehicle safety technologies. Read More

FMCSA Issues Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Addressing Commercial Driver's Licenses and the Military

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) proposing amendments to its Commercial Driver's License (CDL) regulations to ease the transition of military personnel into civilian careers in the truck and bus industry by simplifying the process of getting a commercial learner's permit (CLP) or commercial driver's license (CDL). Read More

FMCSA and FRA Issued Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Obstructive Sleep Apnea

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) recently released an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPRM) on the impacts of screening, evaluating and treating rail workers and commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). Read More

Department of Treasury Issues NPRM on Excise Taxes

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) of the Department of Treasury issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) related to the excise taxes imposed on the sale of highway tractors, trailers, trucks and tires; the use of heavy vehicles on the highway; and the definition of a highway vehicle related to these and other taxes. Read More