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FMCSA starts driver pre-employment program

The program allows carriers the option of accessing driver inspection and crash records before hiring.

Feature Article: Safety's new teeth

Carriers in pilot test states reveal what’s coming under the far-reaching CSA 2010 safety crackdown.

Trucking through hours-of-service flexibility and EOBRs

With a new rule mandating electronic on-board recorders for a boosted number of hours-of-service (HOS) noncompliant carriers, the ongoing HOS listening sessions and FMCSA review of the current hours rule and ...

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The cross-border trucking program with Mexico, a driver screening Web site, the Illiana Expressway, IdleAire and truck-only toll lanes in Florida are among the issues featured.

Feature Article: New tools help power CSA 2010

Although Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 on its own represents a major advance in enforcing federal motor carrier safety regulations, a couple of new information tools add teeth to the process.

Feature Article: Feeling the heat

As the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 program goes live nationwide in July, it will increase the agency’s attention to owner-operator safety.

FMCSA opens driver screening website

Carriers can register to access a safety database that will be set up for screening applicants for driving jobs.

Feature Article: Maximum exposure

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 seeks to change the model for compliance from a sort of housecleaning approach tied to compliance reviews to one ...

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The trucking industry's issues percolating now, especially in the regulatory arena, promise to make 2010 a more tumultuous one than most.

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DOT plans to ban trucker texting Truck and interstate bus drivers would be prohibited from using text messaging while driving under a rulemaking planned by the U.S. Department of Transportation. In ...

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AMID RECORD DIESEL PRICES, TRUCKERS DEMAND RELIEF The national average retail price of a gallon of diesel increased a whopping ...