Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

DOT launches distracted driving video online

| November 17, 2010

Online video series explores the consequences of texting and cell phone use while driving.

Federal official outlines driver health concerns

Randy Grider | November 08, 2010

Anne Ferro of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said commercial truck drivers’ life expectancy is 16 years less than the general population.

Ferro expects hours rule release in November

Randy Grider | November 08, 2010

Anne Ferro of the Federal Motor Carrier Administration expects the White House to release the new rule by the end of this month.

Federal agency requires recorders for Colorado fleet

Jill Dunn | November 08, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered JBS Carriers to put EOBRs on its more than 700 trucks by March.

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Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2010

The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.

White House extends hours of service review

Jill Dunn | October 29, 2010

A federal agency had scheduled proposed rule for Nov. 4 publication date and planned to allow public comment until Jan. 4.

Texting ban in place for commercial drivers

Jill Dunn | October 29, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration imposes sanctions for drivers of fines up to $2,750 and for carriers an $11,000 maximum penalty.

N.Y. reps push to reopen cross-border trucking

Jill Dunn | October 24, 2010

Nine New York congressional representatives have asked President Obama to resolve the trade dispute with Mexico after it imposed new tariffs on apple exports to Mexico. Democrat Reps. Michael Arcuri, Scott Murphy, Maurice Hinchey, Bill Owens, ...

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