CDL

What you may not know about the EOBR bill

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 wrinkles have emerged in Senate bill S.1950. This bill caused an uproar over the fact that it would, among other things, mandate electronic onboard recorders for hours of service compliance for virtually all interstate carriers. But, as they say, the lead ...

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FMCSA medical certificate rule begins

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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Focus on health coming

Recommendations that could help frame a final rule regulating obstructive sleep apnea are in the works.

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Class action CDL suit against Swift continues

The plaintiffs are graduates of Swift Academy who received a Tennessee CDL between May 2005 and February 2008.

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Pulse

You might have noticed the powers that be are not striving to make your work environment more trouble-free next year.

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CDL changes start Jan. 30

Truckers must keep paper copies of their medical examiner’s certificate with them while driving for another two years.

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Truckers urged to use social media

Truck Driver Social Media Convention speakers discuss using social media tools to combat regulations.

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FMCSA considers CDLs for hearing impaired

The National Association of the Deaf submitted applications on behalf of 21 drivers seeking exemptions.

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FMCSA questions Mexican driver testing centers

Agency reported concerns it found during visits at Mexican testing centers for the equivalent of a U.S. commercial driver’s license.

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FMCSA awards $5M in grants to Kansas

Federal grants for Kansas are aimed to improve truck and bus safety across the state.

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