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TWIC Holders Get Discount When Applying for HME on CDL

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


Semi-Annual Regulatory Agenda Published

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






DOT Issue Final Regulatory Review Plan

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its final plan under Executive Order 13563, which requires the federal executive agencies to identify burdensome or outdated regulations that should be revised.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


FMCSA Revises Hazmat Carrier Definition in CSA

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