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Connecticut Oversize & Overweight Permit Fee Increases

Connecticut Oversize & Overweight Permit Fee Increases Effective July 1, 2016, Connecticut will increase the costs to obtain oversize and overweight permits. Legislation sponsored by Democratic leadership will raise the costs for individual permits from $23 to $30. It will also raise the cost of an “electronic transmittal fee” to

2016 TRADE IN GUIDES

2016 TRADE IN GUIDES 2016 TRADE-IN GUIDES ARE NOW AVAILABLE TO ORDER. CHECK YOUR EMAILS OR CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINKS TO ORDER YOURS TODAY!!     CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT GUIDE           FARM EQUIPMENT GUIDE         COMPACT TRACTOR GUIDE       ANTIQUE TRACTOR

FMCSA Issues Electronic Logging Device Rule

FMCSA Issues Electronic Logging Device Rule Last Thursday, FMCSA announced its long-awaited final rule requiring the adoption and use of electronic logging devices by all drivers currently required to complete paper records of duty status. The 500 page rule has been summarized by American Trucking Associations staff and is available

INTERNATIONAL ROADCHECK: JUNE 2-4

INTERNATIONAL ROADCHECK: JUNE 2-4 The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) 28th annual International Roadcheck will take place June 2-4, 2015. International Roadcheck is the largest targeted enforcement program on commercial motor vehicles in the world, with nearly 17 trucks or buses inspected, on average, every minute in Canada, the United States

U.S., Canada agree on preclearance for trucks at border

U.S., Canada agree on preclearance for trucks at border The United States and Canada have struck a diplomatic agreement that will allow U.S.-bound trucks to clear customs on the Canadian side of the border – a deal that could eventually help end the frequent truck backups that tie up Buffalo-bound

Congress to look at 5-year transportation bill

Congress to look at 5-year transportation bill There appears to be some interest in compromising on infrastructure spending in Congress, according to these articles. Sen. James Inhofe, R-Okla. chairman of the Environment and Public Works committee, wants a five-year transportation bill and will ask senators to look at a variety

ATA Reminds Drivers toRetain Medical Cards

ATA Reminds Drivers toRetain Medical Cards ATA reminds all carriers that drivers must retain a paper copy of their medical examiner’s certificate until January 30, 2015. This is necessary since some states are still unable to append medical certification information to a driver’s Motor Vehicle Record (MVR). Others are facing

FMCSA Hours of Service Rule – Who Must Comply

Hours of Service Who Must Comply? Most drivers must follow the HOS Regulations if they drive a commercial motor vehicle, or CMV. In general, a CMV is a vehicle that is used as part of a business and is involved in interstate commerce and fits any of these descriptions: Weighs 10,001 pounds

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