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Maine Motor Transport Hires Communications Coordinator

P R E S S   R E L E A S E FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Brian Parke, President (207) 623-4128 July 26, 2021 Maine Motor Transport Association Hires Communications Coordinator Augusta, ME – July 26, 2021 – Maine Motor Transport Association hired Torrey Sheafe as Communications and Marketing Coordinator. Sheafe brings with him […]

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Letter to the editor: Mills should veto L.D. 1711, help protect Maine businesses from unfair lawsuits

The Legislature’s vote to deputize private attorneys as labor law enforcers “for hire” is an unnecessary, litigious and complicated shift in Maine’s approach to enforcing worker protection laws. Gov. Mills should veto L.D. 1711 and help Maine avert a crisis of new employment lawsuits that further downgrades our state’s abysmal reputation as a place to create jobs. […]

MMTA Offers Zero Percent Loans for Approved CDL School Training

As part of MMTA’s continuing efforts to address the Maine trucking industry’s workforce development shortage, we have partnered with Maine Savings Federal Credit Union to develop the ‘MMTA Education Loan Program.’ Students attending approved CDL schools are eligible to apply for tuition loans to attain their Class A or Class B Commercial Driver’s License at […]

TMC Releases First Report Examining Use of Intelligence Products in Trailer Market

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sean McNally June 3, 2021 (703) 838-1995   TMC Releases First Report Examining Use of Intelligence Products in Trailer Market eSMARTT Survey Investigated Adoption of Smart Products Used by Leading Companies   Arlington, Virginia – Today, the American Trucking Associations’ Technology & Maintenance Council released its first report on the use and adoption […]

FMCSA Tech-Celerate Now Program Releases New ADAS Information Guides and Videos – Available on Tech-Celerate Now Website

Recognizing the important role that advanced safety systems can play in improving trucking industry safety, the FMCSA-sponsored Tech-Celerate Now program released four videos and two information guides that provide new safety technology information to industry stakeholders. The videos and guides are designed to improve industry awareness and to support adoption of proven advance driver assistance […]

Revised Federal Drug Testing Custody and Control Forms

New forms must be used by August 31, 2021 Prior versions of federal custody and control forms used for drug testing, aka CCF’s, must be replaced with new forms before the deadline of August 31, 2021. The older versions of the form have been in place since 2017. If your lab account is CRL, they […]

Work Zone Fatalities at Highest Level Since 2006, New Data Show

Federal Highway Administration urges drivers to slow down, drive carefully near work zones WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) joined state Departments of Transportation and other organizations nationwide today to urge drivers to keep highway workers safe as construction activities increase. They also urged the public to wear orange […]