Transportation Nation Network

“Real Concern” Over Possible FMCSA Reversal on California’s MRB Rules

Washington, D.C. – There is a growing uneasiness among some trucking stakeholders the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) could soon reverse its decision to preempt California’s meal and rest break (MRB) requirements for professional truckers. Despite a ruling earlier this month in the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the FMCSA’s 2018 decision […]

Truckstop Operators Back Buttigieg, Support Plan to Build EV Charging Stations

Alexandria, VA – The National Association of Truckstop Operators (NATSO) is backing Pete Buttigieg’s nomination to lead the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) and is calling for new investments to more quickly bring alternative fuels to market. In a recent statement, the largest association of truckstop and travel plazas (representing more than 2,000 members), […]

Jackknifed Big Rig Blamed for Massive Icy Pileup

Canton, MO – A jackknifed semi is being blamed for a pileup in Missouri on Tuesday, which included at least seven big rigs and numerous passenger vehicles. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol (MSHP) Troop B, the multi-vehicle pileup began Tuesday morning along the northbound lanes of U.S. Highway 61 near Canton.   The […]

Top Trucking Analysts Predict Biden’s USDOT Will Impose These New Mandates

Washington D.C. – A top transportation consulting firm is alerting its clients and industry stakeholders to prepare now for new mandates likely to come during the Biden presidency. In a blog post last week entitled Looking Back to See Forward – President Biden’s Regulatory Agenda for Trucking, Scopelitis Transportation Consulting, LLC (STC) advised stakeholders on […]