Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Say ____ to electronic logs, Take 2

It's time to play fill in the blank again on the Channel 19 blog. It's been nearly  a year since the above headline graced this hall above a post about a rash of legislative proposals to mandate electronic logs for the entirety of interstate truckers and certain low-cost electronic logging options out there. In the meantime, of course, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has jumped the legislative shark by formally proposing its own EOBR ...

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FMCSA groups to discuss Mexico program

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s advisory group and Medical Review Board will have an open meeting that will include discussions on oversight of the cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico.

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DOT updates rules timetable

Agency has updates on electronic recorders, hours of service and speed limiters on trucks.

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Survey: Drivers concerned about CSA

Report shows how CSA has exerted an influence on the daily lives of commercial drivers.

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LogBook

Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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DOT steps up carrier inspections

FMCSA has cracked down on unsafe carriers through surprise inspections, full compliance reviews and enforcement actions.

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Survey seeks CSA comments

American Transportation Research Institute has launched a survey to identify Compliance Safety Accountability impacts.

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Minn. rest areas remain shut

Minnesota’s public rest areas remain barricaded as state officials near the two-week mark of their shutdown.

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Lowest out-of-service in Roadcheck history

Nearly 8,000 CVSA and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration inspectors performed 70,712 truck and bus inspections.

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U.S., Mexico sign cross-border agreement

Mexican trucks will be required to comply with all U.S. safety standards and have electronic monitoring systems to track hours-of-service compliance.

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