Trucking Regulations

MC Numbers Going Away, But Not In January
MC Numbers Going Away, But Not In January

The FMCSA announced that it will again delay implementation of its Unified Registration System (URS), which will do away with MC numbers. The final stage of URS implementation was scheduled to begin January 14, 2017. FMCSA will announce a revised schedule in January.

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Brokers Concerned About ELDs Too
Brokers Concerned About ELDs Too

As of this week, the ELD mandate is one year away. And it's not just carriers who are concerned. Brokers worry that the ELD mandate will lead to reduced capacity and will take a bite out of profit margins.

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ELD Outlook is Still Cloudy
ELD Outlook is Still Cloudy

Got questions about how to stay compliant with the upcoming ELD mandate? You’re not the only one. At the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance conference last month, FMCSA’s top management fielded questions about ELDs from a packed audience.

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Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress
Overtime Rules Face Challenges in Courts and Congress

New overtime rules set to take effect on Dec. 1 are being challenged on multiple fronts. Recently, 21 states filed a lawsuit in Texas to stop implementation of the new rules, and the U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill to delay the rules for six months. Learn how the new rules will affect your business.

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New Trailers are Going to Cost You More
New Trailers are Going to Cost You More

Got some trailers that need replacing? Prices for new ones are probably going to jump up soon. Phase 2 of the federal government’s greenhouse gas mandates are now in effect, and trailer manufacturers are the first ones affected.

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End of MC Numbers Delayed, Again
End of MC Numbers Delayed, Again

Today the FMCSA announced that it will again delay implementation of its Unified Registration System (URS). This new registration system will do away with MC numbers, relying on USDOT numbers as the sole identifier for carriers, brokers and other entities required to register with the FMCSA.

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4 Ways the New Overtime Rule Hits Trucking Companies
4 Ways the New Overtime Rule Hits Trucking Companies

Your payroll expenses might take a big hit this December. That’s when a new law will change how overtime pay works. If you have any back-office employees who are salaried, there’s a good chance the new law will affect your business. There are four major decisions you'll have to make in order to stay compliant.

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