Driver fatigue criteria questioned in court

| January 04, 2013

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has requested a federal court’s intervention in what it describes as FMCSA amending out-of-service criteria outside the rulemaking process.

Agency studying whether EOBRs can be used to harass drivers

| December 13, 2012

FMCSA is requesting comment on a proposed survey examining driver harassment and coercion related to electric onboard recorders.

Trucking gift guide: What to give (or ask for) this gift-giving season

| December 10, 2012

Truckers may deliver the freight that becomes the nation’s Christmas presents, but they are not always the easiest ones to buy for on a gift list. Here are a few ideas to get you started. ...

After accident that kills trooper, trucker ordered to shut down

| December 10, 2012

FMCSA has declared a trucker an imminent hazard after his truck struck and killed a state trooper and has ordered him to cease all operations immediately Nov. 30.

Pilot program with Mexico comes under fire in court

| December 07, 2012

Federal judges heard oral arguments presented on the cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico Dec. 6.

Trucker Christmas parades set for Saturday

| December 05, 2012

Eureka, Calif. and Riddle, Ore. will host the cities’ traditional Christmas parades of lighted trucks competing for prizes Saturday.

Agency allows in-cab camera monitoring to continue

| December 03, 2012

A company conducting research on behalf of the FMCSA has received an exemption to install windshield-mounted camera-based monitoring systems in up to 500 commercial motor vehicles.

New exhaust regulations start Jan. 1

| November 30, 2012

For those making runs in California, be ready — state officials are set to begin Jan. 1 strict enforcement of new regulations for truck exhaust and will be dinging violators about $1,000 per violation.

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