ATRI Asks Industry’s Opinion on Marijuana Legalization

We want to encourage ICSA members to participate in a new ATRI survey on the impact of marijuana legalization on the trucking industry. ATRI leaders expect the survey will provide insight into the specific challenges motor carriers face as the use of recreational marijuana grows in the U.S., as well as potential approaches the industry can take to address these challenges. ATRI’s confidential survey is available online here and will remain open through March 17, 2023.

FMCSA Updates Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse Notifications

13 March 2023

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has just updated the notifications sent to carriers when there is a change in the information received by the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse about truck drivers employed by carriers.

DOT May Mandate Side Underride Guards on Trailers

13 March 2023

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently sent an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPRM) on side underride guards to the White House Office of Management and Budget. OMB must approve it before the ANPRM is published in the Federal Register and available for public comment.

FMCSA Proposes New Broker and Freight Forwarder Financial Rules

13 March 2023

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to change the financial responsibility requirements of brokers and freight forwarders. The changes are intended to benefit motor carriers.