Several trucking industry groups offered their support over the weekend for Congressional action that would suspend two key provisions of hours-of-service rules for truck drivers and make FMCSA better justify the rule.
The for-hire trucking industry added 3,000 jobs in December on a seasonally adjusted basis, according to the Department of Labor’s monthly employment report. The U.S. economy as a whole added 321,000 non-farm jobs in the ...
Two Congressmen — and a cutout of President Ronald Reagan — pushed Wednesday for an increase to the tax on diesel and gasoline as a means to better fund U.S. Highways. They and President Obama, ...
Sen. Schumer says the agency needs to review driver safety records when a carrier applies for authority. FMCSA spokesperson Marissa Padilla says the agency has “taken aggressive steps” in recent years to better vet new ...
Medical examiners in FMCSA’s registry will soon be receiving a bulletin from the agency to clarify current federal rules — or lack thereof — regarding screening and testing drivers for sleep apnea.
Per-mile spot market rates in reefer and dry van segments saw big jumps in November, keeping in line with seasonal trends, while flatbed rates fell a few cents in the month.
Reefer giant C.R. England wants FMCSA to exempt it from the rule requiring commercial learner’s permit holders to be accompanied in the front seat by CDL holders after passing skills test/before receiving CDL.
The national average price for a gallon of on-highway diesel fell 2.3 cents in the week ended Dec. 1 to $3.605. That’s the lowest national average since February 2011.
James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at email@example.com.
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