In the latest update of the AB-5 saga, the California Trucking Association, disgruntled with the 9th Circuit Court’s ruling on Justice Roger Benitez’s injunction on California Assembly Bill 5, hopes to take the fight to the Supreme Court. Summary In case the previous sentence made your head spin, here is the story so far. In […]
On June 11th the Department of Transportation (DOT) released what it calls its “Spring Regulatory Agenda”. It lists the goals of the DOT for the foreseeable future. It also lists what division of the DOT is behind making each particular goal a reality. While the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration was not listed, it still […]
Trucking is one of, if not the most important industry that has emerged in the last century. Since the 1930s these big rigs have delivered physical goods across the United States, and into Mexico and Canada, too! From rudimentary goods such as clothes to the exotic such as radioactive waste, if it needs to be […]
Unless you have been living under a rock, you are no doubt aware of the hours-of-service exemption for hauling related to the pandemic that has permeated the trucking industry for about 15 months now. Joe Biden says some people may not know what COVID-19 is.
Another announcement regarding the pandemic: the FMCSA has announced another extension to the hours-of-service (HOS) exemption for the hauling of goods related to the coronavirus state of emergency. The Declaration The declaration can be read in its entirety via the FMCSA’s website. It follows the standard procedure for the exemption, with no modifications or changes […]