Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Exposed

Todd Dills | October 01, 2010

A new program sheds intense light on driver crash and inspection records. For good drivers, safety equals bargaining power for pay.

Agency calls for truck safety technologies

Jeff Crissey | September 29, 2010

In fatal crash investigation, the NTSB calls for a fatigue management system, event recorders and collision warning systems.

Agency gives turbo ruling

| September 20, 2010

FMCSA is amending regulations to eliminate turbochargers from the list of equipment considered to be noise-dissipative devices.

Agency hears distracted driving ideas

Jill Dunn | September 16, 2010

The agency had a committee to provide ideas in addressing the safety risk posed by in-cab distractions other than texting and cell phone use.

Data compliance service to expand

| September 15, 2010

Hours of service information, overall safety scorecards and intervention workflow for at-risk drivers will be provided to carriers in a new partnership with data management firm Vigillo, Dallas-based Affiliated Computer Services, Inc. announced. The expanded ...

Agency amends EOBR rules

Aaron Huff | September 11, 2010

Changes were made to several of the performance standards in the “Electronic Onboard Recorders for Hours of Service Compliance” final rule.

CSA 2010 fact sheet available

| September 08, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has created “CSA 2010: Just the Facts.”

Agency shuts carrier after fatal accident

Jill Dunn | September 03, 2010

The FMCSA placed Hester Inc. out-of-service on June 5, revoked the company’s DOT registration and required it to cease transportation operations.

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