Transportation News and Insights
While the U.S. excels in many areas, our country falls short in an important area: training for professional drivers.
FMCSA has increased regulation of the CDL training and certification process in hopes of turning out a safer-driving, more knowledgeable workforce. With a compliance date of February 2020, the ELDT final rule establishes comprehensive national minimum training standards for entry-level commercial truck and bus operators seeking to obtain a CDL or certain endorsements.
When it comes to the Electronic Logging Device mandate, many trucking companies have concerns ranging from the cost of implementing ELDS in their fleet, to the conflict of ELDs and traffic congestion. Here's the lowdown on ELDS, and what they could mean for the trucking industry.
While the transportation industry is largely in agreement with President Trump's calls for infrastructure improvements, many are skittish about talk of “Trump Tolls,” and are concerned about issues like the looming insolvency of the Highway Trust Fund.
The Trump administration’s legislative goals outlined in the “Legislative Outline for Rebuilding Infrastructure in America” revolve around six principles. Read more about these principles here.
Why did the American Society of Civil Engineers give America's infrastructure a D+, and what does that mean for both those in the transportation industry and the average American household? Read here to find out.