Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

More cross-border Mexican carriers sought

DOT officials said more Mexican trucker involvement is needed to show trucks can operate safely.

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Groups sue over hours rule

Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Public Citizen and the Truck Safety Coalition object to FMCSA not reducing the driving day to 10 hours from 11.

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EOBR session planned

The FMCSA has scheduled a listening session for the trucking show in Louisville, Ky., in March.

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FMCSA defends cross-border program in court

Among its responses, FMCSA argued OOIDA had not shown evidence its members will experience a loss of business.

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ATA requests hours review

The association asks the court to review the recently published final rule changing hours-of-service regulations.

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FMCSA to move on electronic recorders, hours

Agency will prepare rulemaking about electronic onboard recorders and hours-of-service supporting documents.

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Feds set date for stability control proposed rule

The NHTSA also expects to issue a notice for a proposed rule to mandate speed limiting devices for heavy trucks.

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NTSB repeats driver cell phone ban recommendation

The recommendation originally was issued Dec. 13, following NTSB’s meeting on a multi-vehicle Missouri accident.

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EOBR report addresses driver harassment

A safety panel on Feb. 8 finalized a report on mitigating the use of electronic onboard recorders to harass drivers that provides suggestions to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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FMCSA orders carrier shutdown

FMCSA ordered U & D Service to immediately shut down after discovering the company was using drivers who did not possess valid CDLs.

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