More O/O challenges: Image, health, parking…

| August 16, 2012

After primary reporting on owner-operators' top five challenges, sources offer their personal sixth -- from parking, training standards and health to driver image and industry unity to influence public opinion and regulatory direction.

​CDL health registry about to launch

| August 15, 2012

Beginning May 21, 2014, drivers must obtain any medical examination from a certified examiner.

Dodging holiday weekend traffic ticket hot spots

| May 22, 2012

The National Motorists Association has updated its list of states most active in holiday weekend ticket issuance.

CDLs, medical certificates to combine in 2014

| March 25, 2012

The new CDL-medical certification card should be obtained when drivers renew their CDL within the next 22 months.

Your next health improvement step

| February 15, 2012

Is a thorough checkup the best thing you could do to improve your health? Let us know your personal health concerns by voting in our poll.

The Apnea Hurdle

Lucinda Coulter | February 01, 2012

Coming regulations would force reckoning with a condition common to truckers. And that’s not all that could make passing the medical exam even harder.

What you may not know about the EOBR bill

| January 31, 2012

Since I reported on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's attempts to gain new regulatory authority over interstate drivers relative to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program's now-internal Driver Safety Measurement System last summer, new ...

FMCSA medical certificate rule begins

Jill Dunn | January 30, 2012

Truckers must keep paper copies of their medical examiner’s certificate with them for another two years until Jan. 30, 2014.

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