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More drivers are needed in Washington, D.C., meeting rooms to impact regulatory planning.

MCSAC to meet on EOBRs, sleep apnea and other topics

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee’s next meeting, Dec. 5-8, will include a joint meeting with the agency’s Medical Review Board on the issue of sleep apnea.

Driver action on sleep apnea, CSA, EOBRs, cross-border trucking

Regular readers will recall my post from last month following the first annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention, which spurred on driver advocate Frederick Schaffner to be a presence in ...

Two calls this week highlight driver advocacy efforts in D.C.

Scott Grenerth with Trucking Solutions Group today Those of you who've read this blog with any regularity are probably well familiar with Fikes-leased owner-operator Scott Grenerth (pictured with a new ...

The limits of social media: More drivers needed in Washington meeting rooms

The final moments of the panel discussion between attendees and presenters during the Truck Driver Social Media Convention in Tunica, Miss., Oct. 15, brought the point of the whole enterprise ...

Feds to take comments on EOBR technology

A federal advisory group is accepting feedback before making recommendations for any future rulemaking.

FMCSA groups to discuss Mexico program

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s advisory group and Medical Review Board will have an open meeting that will include discussions on oversight of the cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico.

FMCSA advisory group sets June agenda

The public may attend the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting in Alexandria, Va., June 20-22 or submit written comment by June 15.

Agency hears distracted driving ideas

The agency had a committee to provide ideas in addressing the safety risk posed by in-cab distractions other than texting and cell phone use.

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On Your Mark … Truckers News’ Fit for the Road program sponsors 5k, health screenings, presentations and more at Dallas venue By James Jaillet There’s still a chance to run with Jasmine “Jazzy” ...

FMCSA examines other in-truck distractions

The agency has asked its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee for ways to combat distracted driving.

Distracted driving meeting set

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration committee will meet June 8-10 to focus on distracted driving.


Age and BMI cutoffs, California's Truck and Bus Rule, truckers off work Hours of Service regulations and heavy-duty engine emissions are among the issues featured.

Fed committee to meet on hours of service

The agency is gathering information and recommendations to provide advice on new hours requirements.