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NYC Congestion Toll Brings Trucker Lawsuit

12 June 2024

The MTA announced it would charge a toll on every vehicle entering the central business district of Manhattan, which it has named the “Congestion Relief Zone” - the portion of Manhattan below 60th Street.

New Registration System Will Be “One-Stop Shop” for Truckers

12 June 2024

ICSA is closely following the development of a new federal process for truckers to apply for and obtain operating authorities. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has told truckers that its new system for carriers to register their businesses will simplify the processes that now require several separate actions on the carrier’s part.

Large Majority of Truckers Overcharged for Towing

12 June 2024

A report released in late 2023 documented the extent to which trucking companies and their drivers have been victimized by predatory towing companies. The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) reported that 82.7% of truckers they surveyed had been overcharged by towing companies.

Cargo Theft Skyrocketing

21 May 2024

CargoNet – the New Jersey-based data- and information-sharing company that works with law enforcement and motor carriers to combat cargo theft – just released the results from its 2024 First Quarter Supply Chain Risk Trends Analysis.

U.S. Senators Seek to Overturn EPA Truck Emissions Rule

08 May 2024

The trucking industry has universally opposed the EPA Phase 3 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) regulations because the technology is not ready for prime time and the rule is oblivious to the realities of freight transportation.