Ray Gompf

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Three Separate Bills Seeking to Exempt Some From ELD Mandate

 Rep. Collin Peterson, R-Minn., on March 12 introduced: HR1697, which would exempt small-business truckers from the ELD mandate, and HR1698, which would exempt certain agricultural...

ATRI Offers Solutions to Marijuana Impaired Driving

 The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) published research detailing issues and solutions related to marijuana-impaired driving, a top safety research priority identified by ATRI’s...

Diabetes, a Looming Crisis

 Overall diabetes rates for truck drivers run 50 percent higher than the national average therefore Health advocacy groups are working hard to raise awareness...

California “Ditches Dirty Diesel”

 Sen. Nancy Skinner, D-Berkeley, last week introduced an amended bill.  SB44, also known as “Ditching Dirty Diesel”, requiring the California Air Resources Board, by...

Diesel Fuel Prices Inching Upward

 The average price for a gallon of diesel fuel across the U.S. jiggled up just slightly from a week ago, according to the federal...

Even Railroads Request Relief From HOS

  According to a notice published in the Federal Register on March 8, R.J. Corman Railroad Services, Cranemasters Inc. and the National Railroad Construction and...

Maersk Plans Ease of Booking Ocean Freight with Streamlined Service

 Maersk’s CEO, Soren Skou, announced at IHS Markit’s TMP 2019 Conference, the company is planning on ‘closing-in on instant confirmation for booking space on...

WTFC Helping Improve Female Representation in Trucking

  According to research conducted by Trucking HR, women currently make up only three percent of the trucking community in Canada. The under-representation of women...