Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Comment period extended for rail crossing rule

| March 30, 2011

Comment will be accepted until April 29 period for a proposed rule to prohibit stopping on a highway-rail grade crossing.

A “corporate mouthpiece” responds

| March 25, 2011

A few readers have taken me to task for my March editorial. I had argued that the proposed mandate for electronic onboard recorders could eventually put pressure to raise pay.

UCR board to meet

| March 24, 2011

Unified Carrier Registration Plan board of directors will meet April 14 via telephone.

FMCSA updates rule dates

Jill Dunn | March 23, 2011

The FMCSA and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration have discussed restricting use of electronic devices.

CSA focuses more on drivers

| March 23, 2011

CSA isn’t designed to score drivers, a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official said in an online seminar presented by Overdrive.

What’s proposed, what’s next

| March 23, 2011

Onboard recorders could be required for all carriers that now do traditional logging. These stories will get you caught up with the developments.

Language lurking in GAO’s CSA report to Congress: FMCSA hopeful to make driver data public

| March 22, 2011

Tonight, a major with the Colorado State Patrol I've spoken with on a couple different occasions about his work implementing the CSA Behavioral Analysis and Safety Improvement Categories at the roadside inspector level will be ...

FMCSA safety group to meet at truck show

Jill Dunn | March 21, 2011

The committee is developing suggestions for the agency to define safety violations by motor carrier management.

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