are still responsible for chassis supplied to them by ports in Florida.
bill that would have shifted the responsibility for container chassis
from truckdrivers to the ports that supply the chassis has died.
HB1371, which was unanimously approved by the House Subcommittee
on Transportation Systems April 9, did not pass during the regular
session, which ended May 2, and did not come up during the special
session that occurred after that.
would have required regular inspections of the chassis and prohibited
marine terminal operators from providing a motor carrier with a
chassis that failed to pass inspection. The subcommittee added six
amendments, including one that calls for drivers who are dissatisfied
with the chassis provided to them to contact FDOT officers.