Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

FMCSA renames ‘Fatigued Driving’ CSA category, among changes

| August 24, 2012

Changes to the CSA program -- including a new Hazmat category, adjustments to speeding severity weights and more -- will go live in December.

Our favorite agency: Guess who’s on Facebook…

| August 21, 2012

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new Facebook page could be a great venue for drivers to get their viewpoints heard by the general public. Also: detail on an upcoming public meeting of the Motor ...

Forecast: EOBR proposed rule likely by March

| August 16, 2012

Congress directed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to mandate electronic onboard recorders.

Roadcheck out-of-service rates near historic lows

| August 15, 2012

Roadcheck 2012 concentrated on braking systems and hours of service, the top ranking violations for vehicles and drivers.

​CDL health registry about to launch

| August 15, 2012

Beginning May 21, 2014, drivers must obtain any medical examination from a certified examiner.

The forces at work on detention pay

| August 06, 2012

Operators and industry reps weigh in on the problem of uncompensated detention time at shippers and receivers, and what is being and could be done about it. The problem was No. 3 in Overdrive's 2012 ...

FMCSA to study crash accountability

| July 23, 2012

FMCSA says it will conduct an alysis to determine if a carrier's role in a crash is a better indicator of future crash risk, relative to CSA ratings.

National registry site goes live

| July 20, 2012

FMCSA's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners went live in May.

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