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PHMSA Determines Federal Law Preempts California Break Requirements

September 25, 2018

PHMSA Determines Federal Law Preempts California Break Requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) determined that federal law preempts California’s meal and rest break requirements for all motor vehicle operators that transport hazardous materials, granting a request from the National Tank Truck Carriers Association (NTTC).

Annual DOT HAZMAT Registration Period Begins

April 16, 2015

Annual DOT HAZMAT Registration Period Begins

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) has begun mailing out registration forms for the 2015-2016 HAZMAT registration period.

PHMSA Reduces HAZMAT Fees; Increases Fines

April 29, 2013

PHMSA Reduces HAZMAT Fees; Increases Fines

The U.S. Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued two rulemakings last week of importance to fuel haulers.