Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Amended rule targets reincarnated companies

| April 26, 2012

FMCSA is establishing procedures for issuing out-of-service orders to motor carriers and for consolidating records of reincarnated companies.

Sleep apnea reg recommendations: Comments closed?

| April 24, 2012

If you've missed the news as yet, the recommendations put forward by the joint meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on sleep ...

FMCSA withdraws April 19 sleep apnea proposal

| April 24, 2012

After announcing its proposal to adopt recommendations from two of its advisory committees, FMCSA the same day withdrew the proposal.

Idaho, Alaska legislatures ban handheld texting while driving

Jill Dunn | April 19, 2012

Alaska and Idaho become the 37th and 38th states to ban texting while driving for all motorists.

National Registry rule finalized

| April 18, 2012

Health-care professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck drivers must be DOT-certified.

Feds looking to clarify tanker definition, endorsements

Jill Dunn | April 17, 2012

FMCSA says its beginning rulemaking on what constitutes a tank vehicle.

Questions arise over cross-border carrier’s paperwork

Jill Dunn | April 16, 2012

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has responded to questions about Baja Express' application for authority.

FMCSA to study heavy vehicle violations

| April 12, 2012

Data will be collected from roadside inspections of vehicles exceeding certain weights to study higher vehicle weights and their safety violations.

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