Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

FMCSA harmonizes household goods carrier requirements

FMCSA has harmonized its regulations with a Surface Transportation Board order about household goods carriers.

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Owner-operators sound off on recorders, harassment

FMCSA took two hours' worth of testimony at the CVSA meeting in Bellevue, Wash., Thursday.

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OMB gets amended intermodal equipment rule

FMCSA has sent the White House an amended final rule concerning intermodal equipment repair and maintenance.

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Amended rule targets reincarnated companies

FMCSA is establishing procedures for issuing out-of-service orders to motor carriers and for consolidating records of reincarnated companies.

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Sleep apnea reg recommendations: Comments closed?

If you've missed the news as yet, the recommendations put forward by the joint meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on sleep apnea entered a 30-day comment period late last week. Or did they? The agency sent out updates to various media following the Federal Register notice that stated the proposal to adopt the recommendations as official regulatory guidance was posted in ...

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FMCSA withdraws April 19 sleep apnea proposal

After announcing its proposal to adopt recommendations from two of its advisory committees, FMCSA the same day withdrew the proposal.

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Idaho, Alaska legislatures ban handheld texting while driving

Alaska and Idaho become the 37th and 38th states to ban texting while driving for all motorists.

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National Registry rule finalized

Health-care professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck drivers must be DOT-certified.

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Feds looking to clarify tanker definition, endorsements

FMCSA says its beginning rulemaking on what constitutes a tank vehicle.

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Questions arise over cross-border carrier’s paperwork

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has responded to questions about Baja Express' application for authority.

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