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WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. regulators have taken one step closer to mandating speed limiters on heavy trucks, with an Aug. 26 proposal from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The 118-page document outlines the history of the speed limiter issue in the U.S. While it cites experience in Ontario, Quebec, Japan, Australia and the European Union, the proposal does not yet include any specific speed limits. …Read the rest of this story

Source:: http://www.todaystrucking.com/us-moves-closer-to-speed-limiters

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Every year, OOIDA’s Washington, D.C., staff goes to Louisville and the Mid-America Trucking Show to brief OOIDA members and other truckers on the vital issues affecting the industry in our national government. Those D.C. folks won’t be at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas this week, so Mark Reddig gets a virtual GATS federal issue primer from Laura O’Neill-Kaumo. …Read the rest of this story

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WASHINGTON, DC — U.S. regulators have taken one step closer to mandating speed limiters on heavy trucks, with an Aug. 26 proposal from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).

The 118-page document outlines the history of the speed limiter issue in the U.S. While it cites experience in Ontario, Quebec, Japan, Australia and the European Union, the proposal does not yet include any specific speed limits. …Read the rest of this story

Source:: http://www.todaystrucking.com/us-revisits-speed-limiters-in-new-proposal

We speak with Glenn Caldwell of Healthy Trucker to hear about how the challenge is going and what to expect in the last leg of the competition. …Read the rest of this story

Source:: http://www.trucknews.com/videos/last-leg-healthy-fleet-challenge-starts-sept-1/