Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

CDL changes start Jan. 30

Jill Dunn | November 14, 2011

Truckers must keep paper copies of their medical examiner’s certificate with them while driving for another two years.

Arrow Trucking final driver payout requested

Jill Dunn | November 13, 2011

Bankruptcy trustee has asked a court’s permission to distribute $2.9 million in what represents the final round of priority wage claims.

When burned-out lights glare

| November 11, 2011

The top equipment-related violation is lighting, according to a “CSA: One Year Later” panel discussion at the Commercial Carrier Journal Fall Symposium in Phoenix.

Online sources offer trucking information

| November 09, 2011

Transportation law specialist provided a rundown of public information available online about trucking companies.

CSA system needs improvement, panel says

| November 09, 2011

The driver safety fitness rating has been on the backburner but is coming back through the upcoming highway bill.

Medical certificate changes begin Jan. 30

Jill Dunn | November 04, 2011

A new law affecting medical certificates for CDL holders will begin implementation Jan. 30 and be phased in through 2014.

White House reviews hours rule

| November 02, 2011

FMCSA on Oct. 28 announced it would not be able to publish the rule by that day's deadline. The deadline was extended to Nov. 28.

Senate OKs transportation bill

| November 02, 2011

Bill now goes to House and Senate conference, where changes could be made before being sent to President Obama for his signature.

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