Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

Roadcheck out-of-service rates near historic lows

Roadcheck 2012 concentrated on braking systems and hours of service, the top ranking violations for vehicles and drivers.

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Hours and EOBRs: Operator challenge No. 2

Using a survey and our social media channels, we quizzed readers about what they saw as the No. 1 problem for owner-operators. Here’s a closer look at challenge No. 2 of the top five, Hours and EOBRs, with partial solutions from owner-operators, fleet representatives and others.

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Court rejects EPA’s Navistar exemption, expanded Overdrive coming in August, EOBRs among hot topics for agency, OOIDA challenging Minn. out of service criteria and more industry news items are featured.

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Heads-up: Senate EOBR mandate gets a push

The mandate for interstate carriers in the United States to use electronic onboard recorders for hours of service tracking that is in the Senate's two-year highway bill proposal -- S. 1813, currently in conference with a House six-month temporary reauthorization and experiencing no shortage of debate -- got a little push from a few big players in trucking legislation yesterday. Namely, the American Trucking Association and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, along with the American Automobile ...

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Roadcheck 2012 inspection blitz runs until Thursday

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold Roadcheck, its annual vehicle inspection program, June 5-7.

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FMCSA nixes EOBR mandate, states looking for trucking options, U.S. trucker jailed in Mexico

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CVSA examines EOBRs

Though CVSA examined EOBRs and speed limiters last week, it does not know yet when it will make a formal recommendation on the devices.

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Owner-operators sound off on recorders, harassment

FMCSA took two hours' worth of testimony at the CVSA meeting in Bellevue, Wash., Thursday.

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FMCSA opens floor for driver commentary on EOBRs

FMCSA announced it will hold a listening session April 26, in Bellevue, Wash., to gather public commentary on EOBRs and driver harassment.

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Trucking groups oppose future tolls

State trucking associations and national trucking groups wrote Senate to vote against tolling interstates.

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