TAM News

Diesel continues slow, steady upward climb

The national average retail price of diesel rose for the fifth consecutive week, up seven-tenths of a cent to $2.437 a gallon.

McConnell expects new virus relief bill this month

It is expected Congress will pass one final coronavirus rescue package later this month.

FMCSA may “Exercise Discretion” enforcing random drug testing

The FMCSA announced that in some locations, it may “exercise discretion” and not enforce minimum annual random drug and alcohol testing rates.

Senator Crighton visits J&S Transport

A recent visit by State Senator Brendan Crighton to J&S Transport in Lynn gave John Hamel the opportunity to share some valuable information.

IRP plates expiration extended by three months

The RMV is extending the expiration date for apportioned plates from June 30 until Sept. 30, 2020.

Jury awards in trucking cases rising at “exponential pace”

In the trucking industry both the frequency, and size, of large verdicts have been on the rise.

New York, New Jersey, Connecticut – New quarantine restrictions on travelers

Individuals traveling from states with significant community spread of COVID-19 must quarantine for 14 days.

FMCSA grants waiver from some CDL and CLP regulations

FMCSA grants a waiver from certain regulations applicable to interstate and intrastate CDL and CLP holders and to other interstate drivers operating CMVs.

FMCSA extends Emergency Declaration

On June 8, the FMCSA extended and modified Emergency Declaration #2020-02 under 49 CFR § 390.25.

New online tool: Commerce routing during disasters

Website leverages data provided to visualize and streamline commercial vehicle movement across multiple states.