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COVID-19: Temporary Suspension of Motor Carrier IRP Requirements

As the coronavirus pandemic continues to create stress and disrupt our daily lives when it comes to fearing for our health and safety, lawmakers and industry leaders are also having to deal with the logistical and economic fallout that could happen as a result. From businesses closing down for two weeks to people staying indoors … Continue reading “COVID-19: Temporary Suspension of Motor Carrier IRP Requirements”

FMCSA’s Entry-Level Driver Training Rule’s Compliance Date has Been Pushed Back to 2022

Last year, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) made plans to schedule new entry-level driver training rules to be set for February 7th of this year. Now, that date has passed, the FMCSA is pushing the new rule until February 7, 2022, a whole two years after the original date. Behind the FMCSA Change … Continue reading “FMCSA’s Entry-Level Driver Training Rule’s Compliance Date has Been Pushed Back to 2022”

Employee Classification: ABC Testing and 1099 Drivers

In the last 18 months, there’s been plenty of news coming out of California focusing on the gig economy and employee classification. A major sect that’s taken issue with the new regulations, such as the Dynamex and AB5 rulings, is the trucking industry, which sees a large number of its drivers operating as independent contractors. … Continue reading “Employee Classification: ABC Testing and 1099 Drivers”

California Truckers and Teamsters Appeal to Ninth Circuit After Ruling

The trucking industry in California has been caught up in a whirlwind of legal battles in the last few months as new legislation has been proposed, passed, and protested around the classification of workers in the industry. Everyone from truck drivers to dock workers to independent contractors are all involved as the state’s new AB5 … Continue reading “California Truckers and Teamsters Appeal to Ninth Circuit After Ruling”

California and Other States Aim to Move to Zero-Emission Trucks

California is leading the charge to enhance public health and move forward more quickly with the transition to cleaner transportation. Along with seven other states, California is committing to develop a plan to put hundreds of thousands of zero-emission trucks and public buses on the road throughout the state. The California Air Resources Board, in … Continue reading “California and Other States Aim to Move to Zero-Emission Trucks”