Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

EOBR debated over driver harassment

The harassment issue may be the key consideration for the FMCSA, which aims to devise a rule that mandates electronic logging devices.

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FMCSA group eyes sleep apnea regs

One recommendation would require all drivers with a body mass index measurement of 35 or higher to be tested for sleep apnea.

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Restart study part of transportation bill

If the provision makes it through to final legislation, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration would have to do a field study of the restart rule.

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FMCSA adds phone use violations to CSA

Five texting and cell phone use violations will now contribute the highest (10 points) weighted severity to carriers’ numerical rankings.

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Rest in Pieces

The new hours of service rule further complicates off-duty requirements in ways that could hurt productivity, though some flexibility is added.

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LogBook

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

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FMCSA medical certificate rule begins

Truckers must keep paper copies of their medical examiner’s certificate with them for another two years until Jan. 30, 2014.

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Court sets new FMCSA deadline on recorder motion

Court granted extension to Feb. 21 for the FMCSA’s response to the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association’s motion.

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Groups want hours of service case dismissed

Previous settlement agreement wanted to change 2008 hours of service rule.

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FMCSA meeting to address sleep apnea

Feb. 6 meeting will finalize recommendations of the joint subcommittee on obstructive sleep apnea.

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