On February 22, 2012, ATA submitted a petition to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration asking it to change its definition of a tank vehicle. In 2011, FMCSA altered its definition of a tank vehicle to any load containing bulk tanks ' those great
Effective February 27, 2012, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is discounting the cost of a Security Threat Assessment (STA) for HazMat Endorsements (HME) to all holders of Transportation Worker Identification Credentials (TWIC). To qualify
On Monday, February 13, the Obama Administration published its 2012 Semi-annual regulatory agenda. ATA staff has reviewed this comprehensive agenda for 2012, which includes expected proposed and final rules from numerous federal agencies that regulate tru
FMCSA announced its intention to revise the eligibility requirements for the federal Hazardous Materials Safety Permit (HMSP).
On August 3, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to establish an Ammonium Nitrate Security Program (ANSP
On October 7, ATA filed comments with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT),
On October 7, ATA filed comments with the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT), demonstrating that a Boston-funded safety analysis of alternative hazardous materials routes was flawed and biased in a manner calculated to support the city's
On August 23, the Department of Transportation issued its final plan under Executive Order 13563, which requires the federal executive agencies to identify burdensome or outdated regulations that should be revised. ATA and numerous other organizations sub
Earlier this month, FMCSA made an underlying change to how its new CSA system defines and identifies 'Hazmat Carriers' for the purposes of applying lower intervention thresholds. Previously, any carrier that had identified itself on its biennial MCS-150 M
DOT Miscellaneous Rulemaking (HM-218D) Includes Approval of ATA Petition to Use Consolidation Bins for Hazmat Packages
On July 20, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published a final rule making miscellaneous amendments to the hazardous materials regulations.