Canada Enforces ELD Law for US and Canadian Carriers

Canada’s long-awaited ELD regulations will be enforced beginning Jan. 1, 2023. Is your fleet ready? Rules requiring electronic logging devices in Canada officially came into effect June 12 of this year, but most provinces and territories were not prepared to begin enforcement at that time. Instead, they implemented a period of “education and awareness” that saw roadside […]

EPA Publishes Stringent New Truck Emission Regulations

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Dec. 20 finalized what it called “the strongest-ever national clean air standards to cut smog- and soot-forming emissions from heavy-duty trucks beginning with model year 2027.” The new rule establishes revised emission standards for oxides of nitrogen (NOX) from medium- and heavy-duty on-highway engines. EPA said the new regulations […]

AB5: 6 Possible Strategies for Trucking

AB5: 6 Possible Strategies for Trucking November 2, 2022 • By Deborah Lockridge • Greg Feary, at podium, talks about options under AB5 during a session at the American Trucking Associations’ Management Conference & Exhibition. Photo: Deborah Lockridge California’s AB5 law restricting the use of independent contractors has some “fatal flaws,” said Glenn Fehribach, CFO of World Group, in introducing a […]

California Trucking Prepares for AB5: Supreme Court Won’t Hear Appeal

California’s AB5 law severely restricting the use of independent contractors will soon be enforced against the trucking industry after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the California Trucking Association’s appeal. In an end-of-term orders list released June 30, the Supreme Court denied review of the 9th Circuit’s reversal of the injunction against enforcement of […]

Largest 179 TAX Deduction 2021

2021 SECTION 179 TAX DEDUCTION. Now through December 31, 2021, eligible business owners can write off up to $1,050,000 when you purchase, finance or lease new or used equipment.  A $2,620,000 maximum can be spent on eligible equipment before the available tax deduction is reduced.  Also, a 100% bonus depreciation is available for new and […]

CTA Granted Petition of AB5 by US Supreme Court

UPDATE: The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has granted California Trucking Association’s (CTA) request for a stay of the AB5 mandate to allow CTA to petition the United States Supreme Court, according to a June 24 news alert issued by law firm Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary. CTA is seeking a […]

Truck Speed-Limiter Bill Introduced in House

On May 25, Georgia Democrat Lucy McBath and New York Republican John Katko introduced the Cullum Owings Large Truck Safe Operating Speed Act. Few details are yet available about the bill. However, a similarly named bill introduced in the Senate in 2019 directed the Department of Transportation to implement regulations to require all new commercial motor vehicles […]

Pacific Trux Open For Business (COVID19)

With the recent events of COVID19 Pacific Trux has taken safety measures recommended by the CDC to ensure employee and customer safety during this challenging time. We are currently in the office and working hard to keep up with lenders, suppliers and industry professionals to insure that we can meet our customer demands. Thank you […]