Entries by MTAC Staff

Connecticut offers online adjudication of traffic infractions

Did you know that the State of Connecticut offers online adjudication of traffic infractions and payable violations? This service is a recent addition by the Judicial Branch’s Centralized Infractions Bureau, which can save both individuals and motor carriers time while either admitting or contesting traffic violations. With the advent of this service, an on-line process […]

$44 Million in funding available to reduce diesel emissions

From US EPA – Grant funding prioritized for areas facing air quality challenges. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing the availability of grant funding to implement projects aimed at reducing emissions from the nation’s existing fleet of older diesel engines. Applications should be submitted no later than Feb. 26, 2020. EPA is soliciting applications […]

CT DMV eliminates unnecessary paperwork requirement

The Connecticut Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has implemented a new policy that will eliminate the need for unnecessary paperwork at the time of vehicle registration. Specifically, the new policy holds that a Federal Annual Inspection (FAI) report will no longer be required when registering a new commercial motor vehicle. MTAC applauds the implementation of […]

Power & Politics on News 12 CT

This archived broadcast News 12 Connecticut on Nov. 24 features an interview with MTAC President Joe Sculley. The portion of the interview featuring Sculley begins at the 13:17 mark.

MTAC members receive Connecticut emission reduction grants

Recently, Gov. Lamont had announced the release of $6 million in Volkswagen settlement funds. Of the $6 million, five MTAC members received grants totaling $1.2 million. From CT DEEP. Fifteen projects receive funding; third round to focus on electrification. Governor Ned Lamont today announced that the State of Connecticut is making available $6 million from […]

Start of 2020 UCR registration period delayed

From Unified Carrier Registration (UCR) Plan. The start of the 2020 UCR registration period is delayed until further notice while the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) completes its rulemaking process on fee levels for next year. A notice of proposed rulemaking was published in the Federal Register on August 27. Once the final rulemaking is published later […]