Laws & Regulations


Legislation for the Ladies

By Reagan Payne Senator Tammy Baldwin shattered Wisconsin’s glass ceiling when the 2nd Congressional District elected her the state’s first female member of Congress. Bigger than Wisconsin: she was the nation’s first openly gay challenger…


DRIVE Safe Act Introduced in Both Houses

The idea of professional truck drivers under 21 crossing state lines to deliver their goods, a potential solution to the industry’s growing driver shortage, moved a step closer to reality when a bi-partisan group of…




Autonomous Trucks: Debunked

By Reagan Payne Drivers all across the nation hear treacherous tales of self-driving trucks. Carriers that carry themselves down the interstate threaten driver job security, despite the current high demand. Good news: these trucks are…


Long-Distance for Lads

By Reagan PayneIn an industry with growing demand and a shrinking labor force, executives everywhere are figuring ways around the gap. An age-old avenue is seeing new traffic: adults under drinking age. This population is…


Ready for the HOS Rules Changes?

Updates based off feedback from commercial drivers go into effect Sept. 29; FMCSA to form an advisory committee of 20-25 CMV drivers. By Al MuskewitzA couple of new Hours of Service rules go into effect…



CVSA Postpones International Roadcheck

Normal roadside safety inspections and traffic enforcement will continue By Al Muskewitz The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has postponed this year’s International Roadcheck out of an abundance of caution over COVID-19 and the trucking industry’s importance to…