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Virginia Changes to Oversize Permits for Oversize loads

July 1 sees changes to flagging requirements for Virginia oversize loads  Virginia is changing how oversize loads need to be marked for transport as of July 1, 2023. There are two changes: Non-commercial vehicle: When the load on any vehicle exceeds four feet or more beyond the rear of the bed or body of [...]

2023-06-28T19:12:17+00:00June 22nd, 2023|US Regulations|

U.S. Removes Covid-19 vaccination restrictions for borders May 12

Travel no longer restricted for non-U.S. residents entering the United States The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has just announced that all U.S. Covid-19 vaccination restrictions will be dropped at the United States land and ferry borders starting May 12. As per the release from the DHS “Beginning May 12, 2023, DHS will no [...]

2023-05-18T20:44:07+00:00May 5th, 2023|US Regulations|

FMCSA to change motor carrier dismissal process

Applications for authorities will no longer be able to be undismissed after 90-days Heads up! The FMCSA is cracking down on requests for operating authority’s that go beyond 90-days. If your application goes beyond the 90-day period and you miss any pertinent paperwork, your motor carrier operating authority request will be dismissed and you [...]

2023-03-21T19:18:08+00:00March 21st, 2023|US Regulations|

Connecticut to begin Highway Use Fees January 2023

Connecticut adds a monthly Highway Use Fee permits starting January 2023 And another state joins the Highway Use Fee group. Connecticut has just announced that they will be requiring applicable motor vehicles to apply for Highway Use Permit, and file monthly thereafter. This will be effective starting January 1, 2023. This will apply to [...]

2022-12-08T20:00:15+00:00December 8th, 2022|US Regulations|

Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rules

FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse rules Updated March 2023 The FMCSA has had the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse up and operational since January 6, 2020. Three years later what does that mean for those with a CDL or employ CDL drivers? First, what is the Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse? As per the FMCSA Clearinghouse [...]

2023-03-23T18:14:07+00:00December 7th, 2022|US Regulations|

Updates to NY Highway Use Tax Filing Requirements

New York filing requirements for Highway Use Tax have updated The State of New York’s Department of Taxation and Finance has recently released a new bulletin regarding NY Highway Use Tax filing requirements. If you have been issued a Highway Use Tax (HUT) or an automotive fuel carrier certificate of registration (C of R) [...]

2021-12-09T16:42:15+00:00December 9th, 2021|US Regulations|

U.S. Solo Drivers exempt from vaccine mandate

Solo drivers exempt from vaccine mandate applying to large companies. The United States has stated that solo drivers will be exempt from the vaccine mandate that currently applies to businesses with more than 100 employees. It is important to note that this does not apply to the cross-border driver vaccine mandate. The new exemption [...]

2021-12-09T16:30:07+00:00December 9th, 2021|US Regulations|

Proof of Vaccination for Canadian Cross-Border Truckers Coming

Canadian cross-border commercial drivers will need to provide proof of vaccination. Early January will see Canadian cross-border commercial drivers needing to prove their vaccination status for COVID-19. This mandate will be imposed on all essential travellers. Currently, (as of October 2021) the Canadian border is open to vaccinated non-essential travellers, while the U.S. plans [...]

2021-11-04T00:48:45+00:00November 4th, 2021|US Regulations|

No Exemptions for Commercial Driver Drug and Alcohol Testing

Despite COVID-19, Drug and Alcohol Testing Continues with Added Precautions COVID-19 has certainly thrown numerous curveballs, and we as humans have shown our selves to be incredibly adaptable and the trucking industry has been no exception. Government agencies on both the Canadian and American sides of the border have been accommodating on many facets [...]

2021-06-25T19:22:59+00:00June 25th, 2021|US Regulations|
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