4.5.20 FHWA Issues Food Truck Permits in Rest Areas

Federal Highway Administration Issues Notice Allowing for States to Permit the use of Food Trucks in Rest Areas to Serve Commercial Truck Drivers Federal Highway Administration Issues Notice Allowing for States to Permit the use of Food Trucks in Rest Areas to Serve...

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4.3.20 Paycheck Protection Program

Paycheck Protection Program Goes Live Today The newly enacted Paycheck Protection Program (Small Business Loan Program) will officially go live today (click here to read the Interim Final Rule). The Paycheck Protection Program is a loan designed to provide a direct...

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4.1.20 EPA List of Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2

List N includes products that meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the novel coronavirus that causes the disease COVID-19. When purchasing a product, check if its EPA registration number is included on this list. If it is, you have a match and the product...

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3.31.20 NATSO List of State And Local Ordinances And Orders

States continue to issue statewide "stay at home," "shelter in place," or other lockdown-type orders. At the current time, all of these pertinent state orders permit truckstops, travel centers, and convenience stores to remain open and operational. NATSO fully expects...

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3.30.20 Updated – FMCSA FAQ’s

Commercial Learners Permit Waiver FMCSA issued a three month waiver in response to the COVID-19 Emergency - for States and Commercial Learners Permit (CLP) holders operating commercial motor vehicles.   The waiver allows a commercial learner permit driver to operate a...

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3.30.20 Weight Limits By State

Jurisdiction Gross Weight Limit (LBS) Axle Weight Limits (LBS) Dimensions Highways* Notes Alabama 90,000 (5 or 6 axle only) Not specified None All Alaska None None Arizona None None Arkansas None None California None None Colorado 84,999 Not specified None All...

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3.29.20 COVID-19: Background & Collective Resources

The President’s Coronavirus Guidelines for America For background and the most up-to-date information, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Coronavirus Disease 2019 website: HERE U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Twitter (here)...

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3.24.20 Commonly Asked Questions

Q: Do truck drivers need to carry a letter stating they are exempt from shutdowns? A: No. A letter is not required however many companies are doing this to ease their driver’s concerns about receiving citations from law enforcement. Police will not be stopping people,...

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3.24.20 MoTA Staff & Hours

Our staff will be working remotely and rotating office hour coverage until AT LEAST April 6th. We will be limiting office walk ins to USPS, UPS and FedEx pick ups and deliveries. If members are needing to come in and pick up an order, place an order or meet with any...

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3.23.20 FMCSA – Expanded Emergency Declaration

Expanded Emergency Declaration Under 49 CFR § 390.23 No. 2020-002 (Relating to COVID-19) Saturday, March 21, 2020 EXPANDED EMERGENCY DECLARATION UNDER 49 CFR § 390.23 No. 2020-002.pdf Frequently Asked Questions Related to the FMCSA Emergency Declaration 03/19/2020:...

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Spotted Lanternfly Permit Requirements and Guidance

Spotted Lanternfly Permit Requirements and Guidance

Don’t Let This Bug Stop Your Business! Spotted Lanternfly Permit Requirements and Guidance On May 26, 2018, a new Spotted Lanternfly Order of Quarantine and Treatment was published in the PA Bulletin. The quarantine is in place to stop the movement of Spotted...

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EXTENSION OF REGIONAL DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY

EXTENSION OF REGIONAL DECLARATION OF EMERGENCY

On December 30, 2017, as a result of the effects of severe winter weather, including Winter Storms Frankie and Grayson, FMCSA issued a Regional Declaration of Emergency for the Affected States and jurisdictions. The Emergency Declaration was extended on January 10,...

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Input Requested on Tax Reform

American Trucking Associations was heavily involved in the effort to enact tax reform. We know reduced tax rates will have a positive impact on ATA members as well as the broader economy. Accordingly, we are sending out this short 8-question survey to membership so...

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Emergency Declaration – 17-02 Frigid Temperatures

Effective December 29, 2017 through January 2, 2018 In response to frigid temperatures and the continued demand for fuel delivery, the Missouri Department of Public Safety has issued an emergency declaration to waive certain federal regulations under the authority of...

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E-Logs

J J Keller  partner of Missouri Trucking Association.

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Truckers Against Trafficking

  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...

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National Truck Driver Appreciation Week 2017

Order Your Supplies By September 1st! They toil under stressful, often harsh conditions, and they deserve a genuine, tangible display of appreciation. There’s no better way to say “Thank You” than by hosting a great appreciation event. Here are the perfect items...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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MoTA FAX Malfunction

MoTA has experienced recent intermittent FAX difficulties.  With the upcoming Convention, it has been an extremely inconvenient time for malfunctions of this kind! All convention registrations and sponsorships do have a confirmation or invoice forwarded to the email...

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2016 Top Industry Issues – Survey

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has asked that we distribute the attached survey to our members in an attempt to identify the critical issues confronting our industry and to develop strategies for addressing these issues now and in the future....

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SAFETY RECALL ISSUED BY VOLVO TRUCKS

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued an important safety bulletin based on a safety recall initiated by Volvo Trucks affecting nearly 20,000 Class 8 motor vehicles, with more than 17,000 affected vehicles...

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Missouri Truck Driving Championships 2016

The 2016 Missouri State Truck Driving Championships is right around the corner.  This year's event will be held at the Ramada Plaza Hotel and Oasis Convention Center  in Springfield on June 3rd and 4th. The Course Competition will be held on the Prime, Inc. Training...

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FHWA Releases Compendium of Size and Weight Regulations

The Federal Highway Administration has released its Compilation of Existing State Truck Size and Weight Limit Laws. This publication was requested by Congress in 2012 in the MAP-21 highway bill. It is a compendium of state size and weight regulations, in effect on...

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