GRAIN VALLEY, MO – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is launching a campaign to push back against bad trucking-related regulations.
ARLINGTON, VA – The American Trucking Associations (ATA) says it continues to hold a “pro-safety policy” regarding speed limiters, but it is raising concerns about a proposal to mandate the technology in the U.S.
“Despite ATA’s decade-old, pro-safety policy on speed, the new joint rulemaking from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Administration proposes a menu of three speed options for commercial trucks, not one,” said Chris Spear, ATA president and CEO. “It provides insufficient data, and fails to make a recommendation regarding which of the three proposed speeds it believes is best and why. “
GRAIN VALLEY, MO – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) is asking the U.S. Senate Committee on Appropriations not to reference mandated speed limiters when drafting federal spending measures.
TORONTO — It’s no longer a question of if, but a question of when.
TORONTO — Three years of relentless lobbying has paid off for the Ontario Trucking Association.
QUEEN’S PARK, Ont. — Enactment of mandatory speed limiter legislation is only weeks away in Ontario, but that didn’t stop a provincial lawmaker from questioning the government’s rationale behind the law as truckers continue to struggle in recession.
ARLINGTON, VA. – Eighty-five miles per hour is too fast, says the ATA in the wake of the recent maximum speed change in Texas.
OTTAWA — Despite spending over $35 million on truck enforcement in 2007-2008, commercial vehicle inspections in Ontario have dropped by 34 percent since 2003, according to the 2008 Auditor General’s Report.
TORONTO — Ontario’s Transportation Minister introduced legislation that if passed will cap the speed of commercial trucks at 105 km/h by making speed limiters mandatory.
BANFF, Alta. — Alberta Transport Minister Luke Ouellette doesn’t mince words while addressing the issue of federal hours of service legislation and speed limiters.
TORONTO — The Ontario government is in the process of introducing mandatory speed limiters for trucks in the province, which if passed will create some changes for the industry.
TORONTO — Speed limiter compliance in Ontario and Quebec is pretty much a forgone conclusion. But is the rule absolutely untouchable?
ARLINGTON, Va. — The speed-limiter bug is spreading south of the border.
VANCOUVER — In a recent blog posted on the Vancouver Sun website, Paul Landry urges the B.C. government to consider speed limiter legislation in the province.
GATINEAU, Que. — It’s been just a fantasy for years, but the federal Transport Minister is suggesting it’s time to make consistent national regulations a reality.