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Growing regulations for a growing industry


Posted on May 2nd, by Ted Hogan in Trucking News. Comments Off

The trucking industry has not been immune to the regulatory atmosphere in Washington as more and more investments are made in this growing industry. But with those regulations will come increases in technology that will continue to help the trucking industry grow.

In a recent presentation, Bill Graves, president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations, said that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s CSA safety plan is an opportunity for the industry to get on the right side of the issue of safety. “If it’s done properly, it helps us get the bad actors off the road.”

Regulations that improve driver safety are especially important as the industry is experiencing increased demand for CDL trained drivers. The federal government wants to make sure new drivers are properly trained and that is why many CDL driver training programs are providing a great path to this emerging job field.

During a presentation last year, Graves also touched on a few other regulatory issues that could impact the trucking industry, including fuel efficiency standards. These standards are going to be cost drivers for the industry, as we’re going to have to pay more for trucks, engines, tire pressure monitoring systems, aerodynamic devices, etc…, Graves said.

Regulatory standards that drive down costs will have a great impact on the trucking industry as the economy begins to recover. The first industry to benefit from the recovery will be the trucking industry and there is already an increased demand for more CDL truck drivers to pick up the slack.







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