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ACA Supports the DRIVE-Safe Act

March 25, 2019 Government Affairs
The legislation would help to alleviate the nationwide shortage of commercial drivers by providing younger drivers with the opportunity to enter the industry.

NMFTA Adopts Changes Impacting Paint and Allied Products

March 12, 2019 Government Affairs
The National Motor Freight Traffic Association’s Commodity Classification Standards Board adopted the amendments, decreasing the Paints Group freight classes and making the Paints Group no longer applicable to paint and coatings that meet the definition of “hazardous material.”

PHMSA Proposes Harmonization with International Standards for Transport

December 17, 2018 Government Affairs
This rulemaking action would amend the Hazardous Material Regulations, where appropriate, to maintain alignment with international standards that will become effective Jan. 1, 2019

IPPIC Proposal Adopted by UN Transport of Dangerous Goods Committee

December 17, 2018 Government Affairs
The proposal, which ACA helped craft, seeks to alleviate technical name requirements for environmentally hazardous substances.

IPPIC Proposal to be Considered by UN Transport of Dangerous Goods Committee

November 6, 2018 Government Affairs
The proposal, which ACA helped craft, seeks to alleviate technical name requirements for environmentally hazardous substances.

Judge Blocks California HazMat Rail Car Fee on Shippers

November 8, 2016 Industry News
California's Fee Collections Procedures law mandates the fee on shippers of hazardous materials transported by rail.