TOP 10 Trucking Bottlenecks in the U.S.

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has released its annual report listing the worst traffic bottlenecks in the country. The difference between ATRI’s analysis and that of other reports identifying congested corridors is that ATRI specifically identifies granular chokepoints in the nation’s truck freight transportation system using GPS data from over one million trucks. We know carriers that use the report to better plan routes and times of travel to avoid highly congested areas. You can find an interactive map on the ATRI website or download the two-page summary of truck chokepoints.  

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.