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FAST ACT Update

Feb 26, 2016 - Articles by

On the heels of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act’s (FAST ACT) December 4, 2015 signing by President Obama, the Federal Highway Administration issued a February 24, 2016 Memorandum discussing various provisions of the legislation, including size and weight restrictions for carriers operating on the interstate system. Click the attachment […]

Property Brokers – Risks and Rewards

Apr 12, 2013 - Articles by

Many trucking companies are setting up property broker operations to handle excess freight or reduce operating costs and risks. Is this worthwhile? Do property brokers really avoid the financial risks that face trucking companies? While recent court cases suggest that being a property broker is not risk free, there still […]

FAST Lanes Across the Border – Windfall or Minefield?

Nov 12, 2005 - Articles by

Article Originally Published: November 2005 The information contained in this article is not intended to be legal advice. Readers should not act or rely on this information without consulting an attorney. Following years of statutory enactments, action plans, and border modernization conferences, the era of electronically controlled border crossing for goods […]

Truckers Finally Catch a Break on Misloads (or do they?)

Aug 12, 2005 - Articles by

Article Originally Published: August 2005 The information contained in this article is not intended to be legal advice. Readers should not act or rely on this information without consulting an attorney. The misload has been a disputed issue on overweight tickets for years. Current statutory provisions authorize discretionary relief for “misloaded” units – […]