Backup Alarm Law in California

California Backup Alarm Law passed July 14, 2011 Share:Bookmark on DeliciousRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinTweet about itPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend

TWIC – Transportation Worker Identification Credential

Required for all personnel requiring unescorted access to secure areas of Maritime Transportation Security Administration regulated facilities (ports) and vessels. This means truck drivers working in and around ports. Go to http://twicinformation.tsa.dhs.gov for additional information. Share:Bookmark on DeliciousRecommend on FacebookShare … Continue reading

FMCSA to Leave Hours-of-Service Rule Unchanged

Federal Register Notice to Set Effective Date of Jan. 19, 2009 The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in a notice to be published in Wednesday’s Federal Register, said it was making no changes to its controversial hours-of-service rule. FMCSA said … Continue reading

HOS rule again challenged by same groups

In a move that surprised no one, the same four groups that challenged the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) hours of service rules in the past have once again filed a petition for reconsideration with the Administrator of FMCSA. … Continue reading

Cargo Securement FAQ

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Where can I find definitions? Definitions pertaining to cargo securement are contained in Title 49 of the Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR), Part 393.5. Definitions may be accessed by clicking on the following web link: www.fmcsa.dot.gov/rules-regulations Where can I find … Continue reading

California Meal Break Ruling

CALIFORNIA COURT SIDES WITH EMPLOYERS ON MEAL BREAK CLAIM A California Court of Appeals has found that the California meal break requirement requires that “employers need not ensure meal breaks are actually taken, but need only make them available.” The … Continue reading

Federal Heavy Vehical Use Tax Changes

Proof of Heavy Vehicle Use Tax for California Registration [pdf] Share:Bookmark on DeliciousRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinTweet about itPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend

California Meal Periods

CA Meal Periods (pdf) Share:Bookmark on DeliciousRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinTweet about itPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend

California Hours of Service Change

CA Hours of Service Change (pdf) Share:Bookmark on DeliciousRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinTweet about itPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend

California Amends Interstate H.O.S. Regulations

The California Highway Patrol has amended its hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for intrastate operations. Effective November 11, 2007, an intrastate truck driver may not drive more than 12 cumulative hours following 10 consecutive hours off duty or for any period after … Continue reading

Hours of Service Granted 90 Day Stay

The United States Court of Appeals granted a 90 day stay of the effective date of its ruling vacating the 11- and 34-hour provisions of the current hours-of-service (HOS) regime. The decision paves the way for the Federal Motor Carrier … Continue reading

New UCRA Registration Fees

Information on New Fees for Interstate Motor Carriers under the Unified Carrier Registration Agreement (UCRA) (pdf) Share:Bookmark on DeliciousRecommend on FacebookShare on LinkedinTweet about itPrint for laterBookmark in BrowserTell a friend