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 (COVIN19)

With the recent events of COVIN19 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 […]

ELD Mandate: 10 Things You Need to Know as Full Enforcement Hits!

1. Most motor carriers and drivers who use logbooks are now required to use ELDs The ELD rule applies to most motor carriers and drivers current­ly required to maintain records of duty status (RODS) per Part 395, 49 CFR 395.8(a). The rule allows limited exceptions, however, including: Drivers who operate under the short-haul exceptions may […]

FMCSA ELD Truck Rental Waiver

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration published in the Federal Register the waiver the Truck Renting and Leasing Association requested for short-term rental trucks. This 90-day waiver from the electronic logging device mandate runs from Jan. 19, 2018, until April 19, 2018. While TRALA was told by the agency Dec. 12 that this waiver was […]

FDA Reveals Final Rule for Hauling Food Safely

FDA Reveals Final Rule for Hauling Food Safely

The Food and Drug Administration announced on Feb. 5 that it has finalized a rule that will require certain shippers, loaders, carriers by motor or rail vehicle, and receivers involved in transporting human and animal food to use sanitary practices to ensure the safety of that food. The final rule differs from the agency’s proposal […]