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- Look for more hazmat safety measures. Pekow, Charles // LP/Gas;Nov2003, Vol. 63 Issue 11, p12
Offers information about the U.S. congressional funding bill for the U.S. Department of Transportation in 2004 concerning efforts to improve hazardous materials carrier safety in the country. Amount of funding for the new entrant program; Allocation of budget for research and technology;...
- Put security in writing. Seaton, Henry // Commercial Carrier Journal;Mar2006, Vol. 163 Issue 3, p46
Presents the author's advice on creating a security plan for transporting hazardous materials in the U.S. Provisions of the "Requirements for Development and Implementation of Plans to Address Security Risks Related to the Transportation of Hazardous Materials in Commerce; Measures that should...
- Blitz on dangerous goods. Ball, Jennifer // Commercial Motor;8/4/2005, Vol. 201 Issue 5139, p12
Reports on the implementation of the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Equipment Regulations by the United Nations following the increasing threat posed by the use of trucks in terrorism in Great Britain. Coverage of the regulations; Authority of the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency...
- Rising hazmat costs squeeze truckers, shippers; carriers ask DOT, TSA for tighter definition of 'hazardous' freight. Carey, Bill // Traffic World;12/5/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 49, p20
The article reports on the impact of federal transportation and security regulations on the shipping of products defined as hazardous materials in the U.S. Federal regulations aimed at preventing terrorism are jacking up costs for truckers and threaten to boost rates for shippers and prices for...
- Hazmat Hits Rerouting Hazards. Gallagher, John // Traffic World;12/5/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 49, p20
The article reports on the proposed rerouting of trucks and railroads carrying hazardous materials (hazmat) in the U.S. The U.S. Court of Appeals blocked a Washington city law that would have required hazmat shipments that move on a rail lin near the U.S. Capitol and other government buildings...
- Explosive Changes. Keane, Angela Greiling // Traffic World;12/5/2005, Vol. 269 Issue 49, p22
The article reports hazardous materials shippers' concern about the effort to write a new federal rule governing transportation of the most hazardous materials. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration is asking shippers, carriers and all concerned to express their view on a rule that...
- New Hampshire disposes of waste fee. // Overdrive;Jul95, Vol. 35 Issue 7, p111
Reports on the repeal of a tractor-trailer fee for hauling hazardous waste in New Hampshire. Partial refunds; Implications; Expectations.
- Germany supports marine cover treaty. Kirk, Don Lewis // Business Insurance;8/21/95, Vol. 29 Issue 34, p17
Reports on the plan of Germany for compulsory insurance to cover marine transport of dangerous goods. Aim to tighten liability coverage; Gaps in international regulations; Question of liability between the ship owner, the manufacturer and the recipient.
- French HazMat Huff. // Chemical Week;3/13/1996, Vol. 158 Issue 10, p48
Reports that shippers and carriers are asking Paris, France, to reject international hazardous materials transport standards proposed by the International Maritime Organization.