ATLANTA, GA – UPS has announced it has expanded its global dangerous goods shipping program to include 400 additional commodities that can be accepted in its global air network, with 300 additional commodities across its European ground network. In addition, the company has also increased permitted quantity of select dangerous goods accepted for shipment.
CHICAGO — Is complying with the multitude of regulations for the transport of hazardous materials – also known as dangerous goods (DG) – truly a challenge? Is it one so great that even Albert Einstein would have had problems figuring out some of the rules?
WASHINGTON — The five-month-old hazardous materials truck driver background check implemented by the Transportation Security Administration as is hurting the trucking industry by imposing higher operating costs and deterring drivers from obtaining “hazmat” endorsements, a top trucking executive testified before Congress this week.
J. J. Keller & Associates has introduced ‘Hazmat Training Made Easier For All Employees’
DETROIT — It was big news a couple of years ago, but it seems that hardly anyone notices anymore that the privately-owned Ambassador Bridge at the Windsor-Detroit border continues to allow hazmat trucks on the structure despite a 75-year-old U.S. law that prohibits it.
ARLINGTON, Va. — The American Trucking Associations wants to eliminate patchwork hazmat rules and recently took their case to Washington.
OTTAWA — Near the end of February, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) proposed a fee increase that didn’t sit well with the Canadian Trucking Alliance.