DOT Declares Clayton Hall An Imminent Hazard

WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: DOT) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared South Dakota-licensed truck driver Clayton Virgil Hall to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce.  Hall was served the federal order on March 27, 2019. In

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More Elite Attorneys Now Board Certified In Truck Accident Law

Still fewer than 20 attorneys nationwide have achieved distinction WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) — There are now 18 attorneys board certified in Truck Accident Law, according to the National Board of Trial Advocacy. Board Certification — which has existed for less than a year in the speciality of Truck Accident Law — is designed to separate attorneys who are just good

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Explosion Kills Truck Driver

CAMDEN, AR (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Arkansas State Police) — Remains of an individual suspected to be those of Randall McDougal, 63, of El Dorado, have been recovered from the site of an explosion that occurred earlier today along U.S. Highway 278 west of Camden east of the Nevada – Ouachita county line near Arkansas Highway 57.  The Arkansas State Police has

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FMCSA: “California Law Is Incompatible With Federal Regulations”

Grants Preemption Petitions Challenging Meal and Rest Rules WASHINGTON, D.C. (TruckingNewsNow.com) (FMCSA) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced it is granting petitions to preempt the State of California’s meal and rest break rules, which differ from current Federal hours-of-service regulations.   FMCSA’s granting of these petitions is in response to widespread concern

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FMCSA Upgrades ELDT Regulations, Reduces Costs

WASHINGTON, D.C. (SOURCE: FMCSA) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today announced a final rule streamlining the process and reducing costs to upgrade from a Class B to Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL).  By adopting a new Class A CDL theory instruction upgrade curriculum, the final rule will save eligible driver trainees and

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