Updates & Regulations

Industry Updates

January 6, 2023
Clearinghouse Update

Pre-employment Investigations for Drug and Alcohol Program Violations Beginning January 6, 2023, a pre-employment Clearinghouse query will satisfy the requirement […]

October 25, 2022
Brokers Beware!

How to properly vet a carrier: Review CSA scores-although deemed to be unreliable for carrier operational compliance Check with carriers […]

August 24, 2008
Cargo Securement FAQ

Where can I find definitions? Definitions pertaining to cargo securement are contained in Title 49 of the Code of Federal […]

California Smog Regulations

July 20, 2011
Truck Idling Law for California

Pursuant to state regulation, operators of diesel-fueled trucks, with a gross vehicle weight rating greater than 10,000 pounds, shall not idle […]

February 1, 2011
Fleet Calculator

The California Air Resources Board (ARB or Board) staff has posted the fleet calculator to assist fleet owners in evaluating […]

March 24, 2010
TRUCRS Online Reporting System

TRUCRS online reporting systemis now available for fleets to submit their fleet information. This includes fleet information for the Truck […]

June 5, 2008
Assistance For Truck Owners

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has created a website to help truck owners find and secure loans to purchase idling and […]

May 21, 2008
California Smog Update

The California Air Resources Board has posted Draft Regulatory Language and the Workshop Presentation for upcoming workshops scheduled for May […]

January 20, 2008
Transport Refrigeration Units

Transport Refrigeration Units (TRUs) are refrigeration systems powered by diesel internal combustion engines designed to refrigerate or heat perishable products […]

January 12, 2008
Smoke Testing Advisory

Attention CTA Members. CTA members who smoke test their own equipment must be certified through that California Council on Diesel […]

Cell Phone Policies

November 29, 2011
Ban on Hand Held Cell Phones

Announced & Effective November 23, 2011 WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood Nov. 23 announced a final rule specifically […]

Chain Laws

August 24, 2010
Carry chains on I-70 in Colorado

Both the Colorado Motor Carriers Association and the Colorado Department of Transportation is reminding commercial vehicles that they must carry […]