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According to FTR Transportation Intelligence freight rates are going higher than the 10-year average by the next summer. That would be on par with 2018 numbers.
In March 2020, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) announced the postponement of International Roadcheck due to the coronavirus pandemic, with new dates to be determined. CVSA has now rescheduled International Roadcheck for Sept. 9-11.
We are taking a look at Four major HOS rules that will take effect on September 29th. According to Joseph DeLorenzo, associate administrator for enforcement at the FMCSA - New rules are mainly focused on highway safety while giving drivers a lot of flexibility. Four main areas are covered. Loosening restrictions for the short-haul exception, adverse driving conditions, 30-minute break, and the sleeper berth provision.
As announced, The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 2020 Operation Safe Driver Week will go on as scheduled July 12-18. Read more.
Imagine, you’re an expedited driver, with only an hour left for you to deliver the freight. If you can maintain the speed, you’re going at, you might just make it. But, all of a sudden you are stopped by a weight station, which takes valuable time of your haul. You realize you’re not going to make it, and take it out on the weigh station personnel.
Since the Coronavirus has become a global pandemic, the world around us seems to be falling apart.
Pennsylvania's abrupt closure earlier this week of all of its roadside rest areas in response to the Coronavirus outbreak drew an outcry from trucking. Now, the state will reopen some areas along busy interstate routes.