Cross-border trucking project with Mexico will require fewer participants and equip participating Mexican trucks with GPS or electronic on-board recorders.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently sent warning letters to 23,000 carriers that need to address areas of compliance.
At the request of outside groups, the FMCSA has extended the comment period by 45 days to May 23.
The EOBR with GPS will aid in monitoring Mexican carriers, but the agency must consistently monitor these EOBR devices, the agency said.
Commercial Driver Compliance Improvement Act would mandate electronic on-board recorders for commercial vehicles.
Hearings will be on on several areas including hours of service, electronic on-board recorders and household movers.
With a new rule mandating electronic on-board recorders for a boosted number of hours-of-service (HOS) noncompliant carriers, the ongoing HOS listening sessions and FMCSA review of the current hours rule and the expectation among industry parties ...
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