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Ferro: Agency will propose EOBR rule

Electronic onboard recorder proposal expected in late 2012 or early 2013.

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Proposed rule would mandate stability system

The DOT has proposed a federal motor vehicle safety standard to require electronic stability control systems on large commercial trucks.

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DOT eliminates traffic sign replacement deadlines

The U.S. DOT said it's doing away with 46 regulations on traffic signs to provide local governments with more flexibility.

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DOT gives states $20M for natural disaster repair

The DOT is giving Alabama, Oregon and South Carolina money to help cover costs of repairing roads and bridges damaged by disasters.

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DOT names five federal credit assistance program projects

DOT will use its Transportation Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act loan program to help finance five highway projects.

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DOT overwhelmed by TIGER grant requests

DOT says the dollar amount requested in grant applications far exceeds the amount set aside for the program.

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DOT warns of fake letters

A fake letter, claiming to be from the DOT, asks motor carriers for banking information.

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VIDEO: Driver to FMCSA: ‘Stop coming after us!’

Owner-operator Greg Petit gave federal regulators a mouthful Friday morning during a hearing to get input on electronic onboard recorders.

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DOT pegs annual road spending at $101B

Report points to a sizeable gap between current spending and projected levels of investment needed to maintain the nation’s highways.

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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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