The Iowa Motor Truck Association will soon publish its annual supplier and towing membership directory that helps place our Allied Division members in front of current and potential customers within the IMTA membership. Read more


The second IMTA membership webinar entitled “Today’s & Tomorrow’s Truck Technology” was presented by James Cade, VP of Fleet Services for Ruan Transportation. Read more


Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) is maintaining her opposition to a key trucking provision. In a recent letter to the leaders of the Senate funding committee, she shoots down the provisions intention and criticizes any effort to advance it. Read more


Much Ado About Nothing might also serve as the subtitle of the long-awaited Comprehensive Truck Size and Weight Limits Study that the Department of Transportation has finally released to Congress, almost four years after it was mandated to do so by the MAP-21 highway bill. Read more


The number of large trucks involved in fatal crashes decreased in 2014 by 5%, to 3,744 from 3,921 in 2013, according to a report released April 15 by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Read more


Both chambers of Congress are expected to begin work soon on federal appropriations bills for the 2017 fiscal year, and lawmakers will likely, as in recent years, use their 2017 DOT funding bills as vehicles to implement hours of service changes or other trucking industry-related policy reforms. Read more


The State of New York has announced that they have reduced their highway use tax certificate of registration and decal fees for both in-state and out-of-state carriers. Read more


The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued its final rule establishing new requirements for the sanitary transportation of human and animal food by truck and rail, to guard against food contamination. Read more


Roadside inspections and violation data would be much larger factors in determining a carriers’ fitness to operate, rather than the current system’s heavy use of on-site compliance reviews. Read more


In the past few weeks IMTA members have seen an increase in restricted and prohibited roadways in the state of Wisconsin. Read more

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