Semi Stands Up, Hits Overpass In Indiana

CROWN POINT, IN (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: Indiana State Police) — Last night at approximately 10:17 p.m., a semi hauling a dump trailer was north bound on I-65 at the 248.8 mile-marker.  At some point, the driver of the truck inadvertently activated the dump control, resulting in the trailer tilting to the upright position.  The trailer struck the 113th Ave. overpass as the

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FMCSA Delays Entry Level Requirement Rule

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) — FMCSA is amending its December 8, 2016, final rule, “Minimum Training Requirements for Entry-Level Commercial Motor Vehicle Operators” (ELDT final rule), by extending the compliance date for the rule from February 7, 2020, to February 7, 2022. This action will provide FMCSA additional time to complete development of the Training Provider Registry (TPR). The TPR will

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FMCSA Says Nevada Trucker Is ‘Imminent Hazard’

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (SourceL USDOT) — The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has declared Nevada-licensed commercial driver Mamadou Diaby to be an imminent hazard to public safety and has ordered him not to operate any commercial motor vehicle (CMV) in interstate commerce.  Diaby was served the federal order on January 3, 2020. Diaby, a commercial

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Only 38 Attorneys End 2019 Board Certified In Truck Accident Law

The Best Of The Best Have Passed Exam, Proven Their Main Focus Is Truck Crashes TOLEDO, OH (TruckingNewsNow.com) — Just 38 attorneys are ending 2019 Board Certified in Truck Accident Law. The attorneys have met rigorous standards set by the National Board of Trial Advocacy, passed a lengthy exam, and have proven that their practice focuses on trucking law. Here

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Michigan Adds 20 Motor Carrier Officers

LANSING, MI (TruckingNewsNow.com) —  Twenty new Michigan State Police (MSP) motor carrier officers will begin work next week following the graduation of the 24th Motor Carrier Officer Recruit School this afternoon at the Kellogg Center in East Lansing.Motor carrier officers are armed uniformed members of the MSP who specialize in commercial vehicle enforcement. They enforce traffic safety laws on commercial vehicles,

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USDOT Announces Funding Opportunity For Roadway Safety

WASHINGTON, DC (TruckingNewsNow.com) (Source: USDOT) — The U.S. Department of Transportation today published a Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) to build the capacity of state, local, and tribal governments to use innovative data tools and information to improve roadway safety. “This is part of the Department’s ongoing effort to utilize predictive data analytics to identify and address systemic factors contributing

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