Regulatory and Legislative Update-November 2018

In extensive comments filed with FMCSA, the Motor Carrier Regulatory Reform (MCRR) coalition argued that the agency’s decision to pursue a complex Item Response Theory (IRT) model – aside from being problematic in its own right – ignores the Congressional mandate to respond to a series of questions concerning the efficacy of the Safety Measurement System (SMS) and Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA). The coalition was one of a few parties to submit formal comments in the docket, although parties have participated in several narrowly-focused listening sessions since FMCSA submitted a brief plan to Congress this summer. (For a summary of FMCSA’s plan, see the August 2018 Regulatory Update.) Read more

Automotive Global Awards – CCC & Bill Pawluk recognized with the Leaders Award

Bill Pawluk, Chief Executive Officer, Convertible Concepts Corporation was the proud recipient of a Leaders Award at the seventh Automotive Global Awards. Executives from across the automotive industry gathered at The Savoy in Central London where awards finalists mingled with colleagues old and new to discuss the challenges and achievements with a renewed passion for more Read more

Major stretch of I-10 shut down following hurricane

More than 100 miles of I-10 along the Florida panhandle are closed Thursday morning following Hurricane Michael’s landfall Wednesday afternoon. According to Florida 511, all eastbound lanes of I-10 are closed from milemarker 85 to the Apalachicola River at milemarker 160, and all westbound lanes are closed from the Apalachicola River to milemarker 120. Read more