MORATORIUM -- Although the State of Arizona is currently under a regulatory moratorium,the rulemaking for Title 17 - Over-dimensional Loads - is trudging slowly forward under an exemption from the moratorium. ATA's Specialized Carriers & Rigging Conference continues its review of the new Title 17 provisions of Title 17 to prepare its ATA's official comments. No date has been set for publication and acceptance of public comments on the regulations.
FEDERAL RULE CHANGES
At the federal level, nine different rulemakings are underway at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). You can find more detailed information on these proposals under the Safety & Compliance tab above. These pages are updated monthly, but feel free to contact Karen Rasmussen at 602.850.6005 for information on specific regulations not covered in these sections.
To view the final ruling specifically prohibiting interstate truck and bus drivers from using hand-held cell phones while operating vehicles <<click here>>.
White paper on the threats to owner-operator, prepared by Contractor Management Services
American Trucking Associations Sleep Annea Guidance Sleep Apnea Guidance Summary revised June 2012 revised June 2012.