Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

ATA, TCA challenge hours rule

| March 16, 2012

ATA questioned changes to the restart provision requiring it include two consecutive periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.

Overdrive trucks to NYC today

| March 15, 2012

Overdrive editor Max Heine and I are doing a little air-trucking this afternoon to NYC for the Jesse H. Neal awards banquet put on by American Business Media. My two-part feature on the Compliance, Safety, ...

Teamsters challenges Mexican trucker safety

Jill Dunn | March 12, 2012

Union countered to halt cross-border trucking program with Mexico, which was preceded by Mexico filing a brief.

CSA-Proofing, part two: Closed greasing system

| March 09, 2012

I wanted to highlight a maintenance tip today you may have missed from owner-operator Gordon Alkire, leased to Landstar, down in the comments section on my "CSA-proof your rig" cover story for this month's Overdrive ...

FMCSA asks court to exclude recorder use survey

Jill Dunn | March 08, 2012

Driver survey indicated enforcement officers make poor use of EOBR data, but carriers utilize the devices effectively to harass drivers.

CSA Proof Your Rig

Todd Dills | March 01, 2012

Pack the right parts and inspect your truck diligently to avoid time-consuming, costly inspections.

ATA sides with agency over use of electronic logs

| February 28, 2012

ATA filed an amicus brief Feb. 24 with the U.S. Court of Appeals in support of using electronic onboard recorders.

FMCSA handbook shows hours rules examples

| February 28, 2012

Agency's online handbook offers examples using the new hours of service rules.

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