Safety News

DOT Orders California Driver to Cease Operating
Feb 21 2013 10:24AM

 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ordered a California-based truck driver to c

DUIs in personal vehicle lead to trucker losing CDL for life
Feb 20 2013 4:50PM

By Jami Jones, Land Line managing editor
Getting busted for DUI in his personal vehicle, twice

FMCSA Grants Exemptions to Hearing-Impaired Drivers
Feb 7 2013 11:22AM

Forty individuals received permission to operate commercial vehicles in interstate commerce effec

UPDATED: NTSB issues views on changing employment screening process for truck drivers
Feb 6 2013 3:16PM

The aftermath of a fatal truck-train collision a year-and-half ago could soon greatly impact the

Changes to CSA in December
Jan 22 2013 11:27AM

On August 24, 2012 The Department of Transportation's Federal

2013-Year of Challenge...and Opportunity
Jan 22 2013 11:26AM


Driver Medical Registration Licenses
Jan 22 2013 11:21AM
States are in the process of registering drive

GAO Suggests Mileage Fees for Trucks
Jan 14 2013 11:29AM

By Oliver B. Patton, Washington Editor

Congress might want to consider a mile

Truckers create rolling roadblock in rescue of abducted 2-year-old boy
Jan 11 2013 4:12PM
ATRI Surveying Drivers on HOS Restart Changes
Jan 11 2013 2:43PM

by: Transport Topics

The American Transportation Research Institute is a

Illinois State Police trooper's widow sues trucking company
Jan 10 2013 2:32PM

By Robert Patrick

CVSA: Passenger cars speeding more than big trucks
Jan 10 2013 8:47AM

by: TruckingInfo

Speeding was again the No. 1 citati

Bus company in fatal Oregon crash banned from U.S.
Jan 10 2013 8:44AM

Byline: Mike M. Ahlers - CNN

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Jan 10 2013 8:40AM
by: TruckingInfo

Three important pieces of legislation supported by the Illino

FMCSA Seeks New Authority To Shut Down Unsafe Fleets
Jan 4 2013 2:30PM

Man charged in crash death of Pa. turnpike worker
Jan 3 2013 2:59PM
Authorities say a man driving with a suspended license is responsible for the accident that killed a

Truck drivers to be subjected to more testing
Jan 3 2013 2:47PM

Byline: Kelly Cernetich

How to survive a roadside inspection
Jan 2 2013 4:07PM

Roadside inspections are part of life for professional drivers. The main purpose of roadside i

Check your 2012 random drug and alcohol figures NOW!!
Dec 31 2012 8:42AM

Check your 2012 random drug a

Truck safety: Longtime Little Tikes driver says company retaliated
Dec 26 2012 8:15AM

By Charlie Morasch, Land Line contributing wri

Display Blue Lights to Support Fallen Law Enforcement and Their Survivors
Dec 18 2012 8:34AM

Pennsylvania residents are asked once again to display a blue light

CARB: Truck owners have been warned about 2013 requirements
Dec 13 2012 9:09AM
By Charlie Morasch, Land Line contributing w

HEADLINE: After accident that kills trooper, trucker ordered to shut down
Dec 12 2012 7:58AM
Overdrive; Monday, December 10, 2012

Byline: Jill Dunn

DOL files suit to force Ohio company to pay whistleblowers
Nov 28 2012 9:31AM

Star Air was ordered to pay more than $600,000 a year ago, but stil

CMV driver sentenced for lying about medical disability
Nov 19 2012 4:09PM

A commercial driver from Virginia has been sentenced to 10 months in jail and 3 years of supervis

Lost load lands trucker in prison for double manslaughter
Nov 7 2012 3:55PM
Relatives of family killed in Nebraska crash sue truckers, companies
Nov 2 2012 1:54PM
By Charlie Morasch, Land Line contribu

What does your door say?
Nov 2 2012 9:06AM

There was story about a man who checked into a hotel for the first time in his life, an

Hurricane Sandy aftermath prompts a patchwork of waivers, restrictions
Nov 2 2012 8:05AM

By Jami Jones, Land

FMCSA waives HOS for trucks working hurricane relief efforts
Oct 30 2012 1:51PM

Byline: Jami Jones, Land Line managing editor

Tip leads to court sentence for North Carolina carrier
Oct 29 2012 2:45PM

GREENSBORO, N.C. — A North Carolina trucking company owner has found out that you don’t nec

Hurricane Sandy- OS/OW Permits & Emergency Declarations
Oct 29 2012 8:16AM
Below is the website link for FHWA's website for carrier's to obtain OS/OW permits that may be neede

Crash on Highway 222, 1 dead and 5 injured
Oct 25 2012 3:53PM


A woman was killed and a man was seriously

FMCSA Posts Penalties for Taking Household Goods Hostage
Oct 25 2012 10:28AM

1.; Friday, October 19, 2012


Congress Relaxes CDL Rule to Help Veterans Find Jobs
Oct 11 2012 3:39PM

HEADLINE: Congress Relaxes CDL Rule to Help Veterans Find Jobs 

Updated outline of each state's position for cell phone and texting bans
Oct 9 2012 11:45AM

Widow alleges faulty brakes caused husband's fatal crash
Oct 9 2012 8:41AM
Widow alleges faulty brakes caused husband's fatal crash
Medical alert: Vehicle decal program gets support in New Jersey
Oct 3 2012 8:32AM
Medical alert: Vehicle decal program gets support in New Jersey
Illinois panel pushes to eliminate supervision option in fatal wrecks
Oct 2 2012 11:17AM
FMCSA warns carriers about fraudulent DOT letter
Oct 1 2012 5:00PM

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HighwayPerks adds its members the ability to get a guaranteed checking account
Aug 29 2012 2:38PM
In conjunction with the upcoming United Commonwealth Credit Union, Highway Perks has arranged that a