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The Newest Service on Route 66

February 26, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo Route 66 was not intended to be an all American tourist attraction. Route 66 intent was to run across the U.S. in order to facilitate farmers with the transport and redistribution of their goods. Routes regularly used, prior to the construction of Route 66, were treacherous and uneven.  Route 66 provided a flat drive from California to Chicago.  It gave way for … Read More »

IRP Notification: State of Pennsylvania

February 20, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo The Department of Transportation of Pennsylvania has issued a waiver lifting the requirement to comply  with driver hour of service. Due to the extreme weather the State of Pennsylvania is currently facing, the Governor of Pennsylvania has found it necessary to issue a temporary waiver for all  motor carriers engaged in necessary emergency transportation. As stated, Exemption applied statewide to the … Read More »

IRP Notice: Emergecy Waiver in Virginia

February 17, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo The state of Virginia has declared a State of Emergency due to the expected winter storm projected by the National Weather Service. As a result, the state of Virginia has issued a waiver for carriers transporting emergency relief supplies. Such emergency relief supplies include livestock or poultry, feed or other critical supplies for livestock or poultry, heating oil, motor fuels, and … Read More »

Did You Know?: Truck Drivers Needed

February 12, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo   Did you know that 6.8 million people in the U.S. are employed within the Trucking Industry with nearly 3,500,000 truck drivers. That may seem like a lot but in reality the Trucking Industry is facing massive shortages in truck drivers. In fact, the shortage is estimated to be about 25,000 truck drivers in the U.S. There aren’t enough truck drivers to … Read More »

California State Board of Equalization: 4Q14 Relief

February 11, 2015

Written by Yesenia Carrillo The California State Board of Equalization has issued the Diesel Fuel Tax Law section 60212 that waives penalties and interest for late 4th quarter 2014 filing. Due to the new return processing system introduced in late 2014, the Motor Carrier Office has not been able to assist agents and taxpayers in a timely manner. As a result, taxpayers and agents have not … Read More »