Trucking’s top regulator said Friday that she was “grateful and honored” to call the names of 35 “remarkably impressive owner-operators” in recognition of their accident-free years.
The text in full of H.R. 3095, a bill to require FMCSA to adopt any sleep apnea/disorder provision in driver's medical certifications procedures through formal rulemaking.
The U.S. Senate passed last week the so-called sleep apnea bill, which would require that any action taken by FMCSA pertaining to sleep disorder screening come via formal rulemaking. The bill now moves on to ...
For now. There are indications that Congressional mandating of FMCSA taking a rulemaking approach to any apnea regulation would slow the process down, though some readers didn't see it that way.
TRACSO has become the latest Mexican carrier to apply for operating authority in the U.S. under the cross-border pilot program with the country. Public comment is being accepted until Oct. 10.
FMCSA — in compliance with the MAP-21 highway funding law finalized last year — has increased fines for several violations of its regulations and widened its authority to issue out-of-service orders.
Enforcement of trucking regulations and the operation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will not be affected by the federal government shutdown that went into effect Oct. 1.
Independents are feeling the pinch in certain quarters -- some contend rate undercutting by other carriers without the business sense to make a healthy profit are a sizable part of the problem.
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