Archive for the ‘Rules and Regulations’ Category
It is important for fleet owners and drivers to know all of the taxes and regulations that apply to the commercial truck market. One of the important taxes to know about is the federal excise tax (FET). Let’s discuss how the FET applies to commercial trucks. (more…)
When is the deadline for switching to electronic logging devices?
In December of 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced new rules requiring the use of electronic logging devices throughout the commercial truck industry. The new rules set a two-year deadline to implement the switch. So when is the deadline for switching to electronic logging devices? (more…)
The past summers saw the release of the latest round of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) greenhouse gas regulations. These new rules will seek to reduce carbon emissions while also improving fuel economy. So what vehicles will the Phase 2 greenhouse gas regulations impact? (more…)