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Official: Cross-border program in trouble

The U.S.-Mexico cross-border trucking pilot program may fail unless more Mexican carriers elect to join, says an FMCSA official.

Three more Mexican carriers apply to cross-border program

The public has until May 21 to comment on three Mexican carriers applying for authority through the cross-border trucking pilot program.

Mexico clamping down on truck weight, safety regs

Mexican officials announced plans for stricter regulations on load weight and more inspectors and scales.

$100 off apnea test; Motorhead Garage TV at Diamond International

Motorhead Garage TV to feature International dealerships this morning Diamond Companies, a holding company for International Truck and IC Bus dealerships in Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri and Kansas, will be featured on a ...

Sleep apnea reg recommendations: Comments closed?

If you've missed the news as yet, the recommendations put forward by the joint meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board to the Federal Motor ...

FMCSA withdraws April 19 sleep apnea proposal

After announcing its proposal to adopt recommendations from two of its advisory committees, FMCSA the same day withdrew the proposal.

EOBR report addresses driver harassment

FOR THE RECORD/A safety panel on Feb. 8 finalized a report on mitigating the use of electronic onboard recorders to harass drivers that provides suggestions to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Owner-operators deliver in MATS EOBR listening sessions

If you haven't read the report my colleague James Jaillet filed from the Mid-America Trucking Show on the Friday listening sessions the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration conducted on the ...

LogBook

Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.

Back to basics in apnea debate: The importance of sleep

Last night on the Truth About Trucking Live online radio program of fuel hauler Allen Smith and his wife, Donna, discussion of the FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and ...

More than a typo? Split sleeper wishful thinking

Trans Products / Trans Services Regulatory Manager Rich Wilson, during a break between sessions of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting in Alexandria, Va., early this month, pointed out ...

FMCSA to move on recorders, hours

Agency intends to move forward with its rulemaking about electronic onboard recorders and hours-of-service supporting documents.

FMCSA to move on electronic recorders, hours

Agency will prepare rulemaking about electronic onboard recorders and hours-of-service supporting documents.

EOBR report addresses driver harassment

A safety panel on Feb. 8 finalized a report on mitigating the use of electronic onboard recorders to harass drivers that provides suggestions to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Elephants in the room: MCSAC snapshot

There were two of them in the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting room at the Hilton Old Town in Alexandria, Va., yesterday. At a certain point in the committee's discussion ...

Language of MCSAC / Medical Review Board recommended apnea guidelines — more from D.C.

Contrasting viewpoints coming together -- or not -- made for an interesting day today at the first of four days' worth of meetings of the FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory ...

FMCSA group eyes sleep apnea regs

One recommendation would require all drivers with a body mass index measurement of 35 or higher to be tested for sleep apnea.

Are fuel-injector-cleaning diesel additives worth it?; Apnea update

I'm at the FMCSA Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's joint meeting with the Medical Review Board today -- watch my Twitter feed for updates from the meeting, where committee members ...

FMCSA meeting to address sleep apnea

Feb. 6 meeting will finalize recommendations of the joint subcommittee on obstructive sleep apnea.

Rich Wilson’s ‘state of the industry’; and MCSAC apnea update

You're likely to remember Rich Wilson (pictured), former owner-operator and current regulatory manager with the Trans Products/Trans Services company, for his part in the Truck Driver Social Media Convention last ...