Roadcheck out-of-service rates near historic lows

| August 15, 2012

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

Hours and EOBRs: Operator challenge No. 2

| August 03, 2012

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 ...

The safety argument for increased pay

| July 30, 2012

At U.S. House hearing on CSA, concerns about driver pay were aired with contentions that better nondriving-time compensation was much needed.

CSA two-punch: Second lawsuit brought

| July 19, 2012

A suit against the FMCSA's CSA program brought by the ASECTT group alleged unfairness to small carriers within FMCSA's compliance and enforcement regime.

Will CSA take its first significant hit standing up?

| July 18, 2012

OOIDA's suit against the FMCSA's CSA enforcement regime charges the agency with significant mishandling of driver information in the MCMIS database -- and lack of an adequate dispute process.

Landry questions White House integrity on EOBRs

| July 13, 2012

In a hearing before the Small Business Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week whose title was a markedly direct question -- "Is FMCSA's CSA program driving small businesses off the road?" ...

CSA’s sloppy accident accounting

| July 12, 2012

FMCSA needs to go further with crash accountability, providing an appeal process and ensuring that it doesn’t penalize innocent truckers.

Pulse

| July 03, 2012

In our March 2010 issue, we reported on the impending Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010. The feds were trying to work out the bugs in nine test states, after starting with Colorado in 2008.

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