Moving Grain: DOT Releases Data on Large Truck Crashes Oct 16, 2020

🕔Oct 16, 2020
DOT Releases Data on Large Truck Crashes Motor vehicle fatalities decreased for a third consecutive year, according to 2019 preview summary data released by the Department of Transportation’s (DOT) National […]

Moving Grain: New Facility Expects to Revive Barge Traffic on Northern Missouri River Oct 9, 2020

🕔Oct 9, 2020
New River Facility Expects to Revive Barge Traffic on the Northern Missouri River Construction has begun on a new barge loading and unloading facility construction on the Missouri River at […]

Moving Grain: DOT Releases National Freight Strategic Plan Sep 11, 2020

🕔Sep 11, 2020
USDOT Releases National Freight Strategic Plan On September 4, the U.S Department of Transportation released its first National Freight Strategic Plan (NFSP). According to DOT, NFSP assesses the system’s current […]

Moving Grain: USDA Participates in Ex Parte Communications with STB Members Jul 9, 2020

🕔Jul 9, 2020
USDA Participates in Ex Parte Communications with STB Members On June 25, USDA met with the Surface Transportation Board (STB) in response to STB’s invitation for additional stakeholder input on […]

Moving Grain: STB Invites Additional Input on Rate Review Options May 28, 2020

🕔May 28, 2020
STB Invites Additional Stakeholder Input on Rate Review Options On May 15, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) announced it will waive the general prohibition on ex parte (EP) communications between […]

Moving Grain: FMC Works to Alleviate Disruptions Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
FMC Initiates Fact Finding 29 On April 6, the Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) announced it will engage “Supply Chain Innovation Teams” to “identify actions that can provide immediate relief to […]

Farm Trucking: Electronic Log Device – Non-Livestock Hauling – June 19 Enforcement – DTN Jun 5, 2018

🕔Jun 5, 2018
While the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) 90-day electronic logging device (ELD) waiver for agriculture truckers expires June 18, one group has already been granted […]

Ag Truckers Want More Than 90 Day Extension on DOT Mandate – DTN Nov 29, 2017

🕔Nov 29, 2017
On Monday, Nov. 20, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a 90-day exemption for truckers hauling agriculture loads and livestock to comply with the U.S. Department of Transportation […]

Moving Grain: Lock Delays on Ohio, Illinois Rivers Expected For Early July Jul 6, 2017

🕔Jul 6, 2017
STB Updates Regulations on the Publication of Agricultural and Fertilizer Tariffs On June 30, the Surface Transportation Board (STB) adopted final rules amending regulations on the publication of rate and […]

Shipping: Heavier Loads? Good for Industry, Bad for Roads – DTN Sep 14, 2015

🕔Sep 14, 2015
Individual states could decide whether to raise the maximum allowable weight for freight-shipping trucks from the current 80,000 pounds to 91,000 pounds under a bill introduced in the U.S. House […]

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