National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017 - National Truck Driver Appreciation Week, September 10-16, 2017, is when America takes the time to honor all professional truck drivers for their hard work and commitment in tackling one of our economy’s most demanding and important jobs. These 3.5 million professional men and women not only deliver our goods safely, securely and on time, they […]
Truckers Against Trafficking - Human trafficking is modern-day slavery. Traffickers use force, fraud and coercion to control their victims. Any minor engaged in commercial sex is a victim of human trafficking. Trafficking can occur in many locations, including truck stops, restaurants, rest areas, brothels, strip clubs, private homes, etc. Truckers are the eyes and the ears of our nation’s […]
EMERGENCY DECLARATION 17-01 - Effective May 4, 2017 to June 3, 2017 In response to severe spring storms causing massive flooding, the Missouri Department of Public Safety has issued an emergency declaration to waive certain federal regulations under the authority of 49 CFR 390.23, for carriers who participate in emergency relief efforts. While this declaration is in effect, participating […]
TRUCKERS AGAINST TRAFFICKING - Thanks to Scott Marion, Motor Carrier Services Director Missouri Department of Transportation, for speaking to our Council of Safety Supervisors about Truckers Against Trafficking. To those who were unable to attend, the presentation is available by clicking on the link: Truckers Against Trafficking Presentation.
EMERGENCY DECLARATION – Wildfire Relief - Wildfires in states west of Missouri are consuming large swaths of livestock pasture. As a result, livestock producers are in great need of animal feed. In order to streamline relief efforts, the Missouri Department of Transportation, at the request of Gov. Eric Greitens and in consultation with the Missouri Department of Agriculture, is waiving travel […]
Championships 2017 - Missouri Truck Driving Championships
ATRI Updates Online Idling Regulations Compendium - The American Transportation Research Institute continues to update and maintain a listing of state and local idling regulations on its website, www.atri-online.org. Two new idling regulations were added to the compendium in this latest update. The listing is provided in two forms, an online compendium which provides detailed information and Internet links to each of […]