Drivers without ELDs won't be put out of service until April but could face tickets
If you’re toying with not buying an electronic logging device and just taking your chances, for the first few months, you won’t be put out of service and violations won’t count against you. But, the answer on whether you will get a ticket isn’t very clear.
OOIDA points to crash rates in letter opposing long-haul trucks from Mexico
Shortly after a coalition of more than 100 trade associations urged U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to keep Mexican trucking provisions in a renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has sent a letter to Lighthizer with a counterargument: NAFTA’s Mexican truck program was a failure and needs to go.
Pennsylvania Senate approves local speed radar use
A Pennsylvania bill would authorize speed radar use by local police. Currently, local police are limited to electronic tools such as VASCAR, which determines a vehicle’s speed by measuring the time it takes to move between two points. Pennsylvania is the only state in the country that prohibits municipal police from enforcing speed limits with radar.
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