Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

FMCSA proposes to mandate onboard recorders

All interstate commercial truck and bus carriers that use logbooks would have to use electronic onboard recorders under a proposed regulation.

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FMCSA official pleads not guilty to bribery

The supervisor allegedly agreed to delay a compliance review or safety audit of a Canadian trucking company in exchange for money.

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Coalition wants HOS hearing

Thirty-seven organizations have asked for an hours-of-service hearing before the comment period on the HOS proposal ends Feb. 28.

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Cross-border trucking with Mexico, again

Tell us what you think the proposal for a new cross-border trucking program with Mexico would mean for owner-operators.

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How to file comments on hours proposal

Drivers are encouraged to comment on the FMCSA proposal by Feb. 28 to influence the final outcome.

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Event to cover FMCSA contact

Truckers for a Cause will host an educational conference call on “Do’s and Don’ts of submitting comments to FMCSA” Jan. 22.

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LogBook

CSA rankings, a weight pilot program, use of heavier trucks and a new hours rule proposal are among the industry news items featured.

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Agency to consider speed limiter rule in 2012

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will mandate speed limiters on new heavy-duty trucks.

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FMCSA posts hours proposals

Comments on the proposal are due Feb. 28. The agency announced the proposal on Dec. 23.

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Agency gets more time on drivers’ log regulations

FMCSA receives another month to propose regulations outlining supporting documents carriers must retain for verifying drivers’ logs.

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