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NATSO Urges Senate To Confirm Pete Buttigieg As U.S. Secretary Of Transportation

NATSO Urges Senate To Confirm Pete Buttigieg As U.S. Secretary Of Transportation

| January 22, 2021

NATSO is encouraged that the Biden Administration considers infrastructure investment as a key driver of economic and job relief and one of its top priorities On behalf of the more than 2,000 member locations of NATSO, the national association representing the truckstop and travel plaza industry, today urged the U.S. Senate to quickly confirm Pete Buttigieg as […]

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TuSimple Announces Executive Advisory Board Consisting of Industry and Regulatory Experts

TuSimple Announces Executive Advisory Board Consisting of Industry and Regulatory Experts

| January 21, 2021

Leaders from Schneider, Werner, U.S. Xpress, Canadian National, and VectoIQ, as well as former U.S. congressmen, join TuSimple’s advisory board TuSimple, a global self-driving technology company, announced the members of its newly established Executive Advisory Board including Jeff Denham, Eric Fuller, Steve Girsky, Jim Kolbe, Derek Leathers, Mark Rourke, and Jean-Jacques Ruest. TuSimple’s Executive Advisory Board will provide strategic advice to the […]

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Women In Trucking Association Sends Four Appointments to FMCSA Safety Committees

Women In Trucking Association Sends Four Appointments to FMCSA Safety Committees

| January 19, 2021

This year’s committee has eight women The Women In Trucking Association (WIT) will be sending four representatives to serve on Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) safety groups. WIT President and CEO Ellen Voie has been appointed to the Motor Carrier Advisory Committee (MCSAC) and three of WIT’s Image Team members have been appointed to the […]

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Hoffa: Trottenberg Will Bring Wealth Of Experience To Transportation Department

Hoffa: Trottenberg Will Bring Wealth Of Experience To Transportation Department

| January 19, 2021

The nation’s transportation needs are broad and diverse The following is a statement from Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa on President-elect Joe Biden’s nomination of current New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg as the next deputy U.S. Secretary of Transportation. “The nation’s transportation needs are broad and diverse. That’s why the Teamsters laud President-elect Biden’s choice of Polly Trottenberg as the next […]

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NTEA forms Fleet Advisory Council

NTEA forms Fleet Advisory Council

| January 18, 2021

Fleet experts extend the reach of the Association and brings decades of experience from the vocational fleet society The Association for the Work Truck Industry is pleased to announce the formation of Fleet Advisory Council, composed of innovative and forward-thinking fleet leaders who will provide perspective and guidance on Association resources for the work truck […]

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FMCSA Proposes New Pilot Program to Provide Commercial Drivers Additional Hours of Service Flexibility

FMCSA Proposes New Pilot Program to Provide Commercial Drivers Additional Hours of Service Flexibility

| January 15, 2021

Proposed Pilot To Evaluate 6/4 and 5/5 Sleeper Berth Splits The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator (FMCSA) announced a new proposed pilot program for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers to evaluate two additional options for splitting sleeper berth periods – a 6/4 split and a 5/5 split.  “FMCSA continues to explore ways […]

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