Trucking

  • Funding for Truck Parking

    Jun 17, 2020 — IAM joined the ATA and other leading organizations in a letter to House Transportation and Infrastructure Chairman Peter DeFazio, asking the Committee consider providing an additional $505 million for trucking parking projects, as part of the INVEST In America Act.
  • Ceva Logistics drives ahead with its plan to increase its footprint in Africa

    Jun 15, 2020 — Ceva Logistics has taken another step forward in its aim to give rival Bolloré a run for its money in Africa, with a new acquisition and strategy for growth. It has acquired a 70% stake AMI Worldwide, which operates as AMI and Manica, a company with particular focus on eastern and southern Africa, and offices in Africa-focused China and the Middle East.
  • Africa’s essential truckers say they face virus stigma

    Jun 7, 2020 — They haul food, fuel and other essential supplies along sometimes dangerous roads during tough economic times. But Africa's long-distance truckers say they are increasingly being accused of carrying something else: the coronavirus.
  • FMCSA Hours of Service: Times They Are A-Changing

    Jun 2, 2020 — In the past two months, we have seen three major modifications to the Federal Carrier Safety Administration (“FMCSA”) Hours of Service Rules – two temporary and one permanent.
  • FMCSA Releases Much-Anticipated Final HOS Rule

    Jun 1, 2020 — FMCSA revises the hours of service (HOS) regulations to provide greater flexibility for drivers subject to those rules without adversely affecting safety.
  • France Lifts Holiday Bans for Movers

    May 21, 2020 — The French government has relaxed the traditional driving ban on trucks during the Ascension holiday that would normally begin today.
  • Australia Adopts European Braking Standard

    May 21, 2020 — The Australian moving industry and other transport companies will be adopting European standards on autonomous emergency braking (AEB) on trucks if government proposals are adopted.
  • New Commercial Routing Assistance Tool

    May 12, 2020 — The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and Idaho National Laboratory (INL) launched a new Commercial Routing Assistance (CRA) tool today for truckers and other commercial drivers in the U.S. This free app incorporates coordinated data streams and plots multiple routing options so commercial operators can plan and manage vehicle movements across multiple states quickly in times of disasters or other restrictions.
  • India eases restrictions, but interstate trucking remains a major challenge

    May 5, 2020 — India eased some lockdown restrictions yesterday, but bureaucratic hurdles still hamper interstate trucking. According to the All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC), only 25-30% of truck fleets are on the road, and restrictions at state borders are “impeding their movement.”
  • Joint Research Confirms COVID-19 Impact on Trucking

    May 5, 2020 — The American Transportation Research Institute and the Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association Foundation today released important research on impacts that the Covid pandemic is having on all aspects of trucking operations, including deliveries, travel times, detention and truck parking. Most importantly, the research provides recommendations and guidance on future strategies should another national disaster strike.