FMCSA

FMCSA concludes weighting crash fault in CSA rankings would be inconsequential, cumbersome

| January 21, 2015

Incorporating crash accountability into the CSA carrier ranking program would not improve the DOT’s ability to target for intervention carriers most at risk for crashes, nor would it be easy to implement or cost-effective, FMCSA ...

FMCSA wants you: Agency looking for drivers for hours-of-service study

| January 16, 2015

The DOT’s trucking regulator is looking for a few good drivers to participate in the field study tied to December’s restart rollback law, the agency announced this week.

FMCSA officially opens authority application process for Mexican carriers

| January 15, 2015

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officially began Jan. 15 accepting applications for Mexican carriers to apply for authority to operate in the U.S. beyond the commercial border zone.

Brake inspection blitz places 16.2% of vehicles out of service, up from 2013 rate

| January 05, 2015

The percentage of vehicles placed out of service in 2014 jumped a few points from 2013’s record-low of 13.5 percent, but the percentage comes from a smaller sample size.

2014’s top stories, Part 1: Truckers’ right to carry, engine lawsuits, detention pay and more

| December 29, 2014

Overdrive delved through a web of analytics and a year’s worth of news and features posted on OverdriveOnline.com to put together a list of the top 20 stories from 2014. Here are numbers 11-20.

OIG report: FMCSA’s data on Mexican carriers invalid due to lack of participants

| December 29, 2014

FMCSA’s work on the program complied with Congressional requirements, the Inspector General report notes, but the program had so few Mexican carrier participants that the data produced is insufficient.

The regs: Threading the needle through 2014Podcast

| December 29, 2014

Part 2 in this Channel 19 year in review highlights the most-read stories from the blog this year having to do with regulations -- and their enforcement. CARB, insurance, CSA, hours...

Restart rollback: An origin storyPodcast

| December 19, 2014

Throughout efforts to battle FMCSA's recent round of hours of service changes, truckers have been at the forefront with continued calls for rest flexibility.

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