Feds close Utah carrier

| March 31, 2012

Federal officials have shut down a small Utah carrier after declaring the company and its principal an imminent public safety hazard.

Court of Appeals denies OOIDA’s EOBR request

Jill Dunn | March 30, 2012

A federal court has denied OOIDA's request that it order the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to not encourage EOBR use.

FMCSA study: Speed limiters improve safety

| March 29, 2012

Research confirms safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks.

FMCSA offers preview of safety measurement changes

| March 27, 2012

These changes are the first in a series of improvements to the safety measurement system that FMCSA will make up to twice a year.

Shippers’ group defends hours rule in court

| March 27, 2012

NASSTRAC is intervening to defend the FMCSA ruling that maintains the daily driving time at 11 hours.

CDLs, medical certificates to combine in 2014

| March 25, 2012

The new CDL-medical certification card should be obtained when drivers renew their CDL within the next 22 months.

Operators vent over EOBR

| March 23, 2012

Many drivers expressed disdain for electronic onboard recorders and the intent to mandate them at an FMCSA listening session.

FMCSA inspector outlines top hazards

| March 23, 2012

Top driver problems are logbook issues, record of duty status isn't current, isn't in possession of a medical certificate, doesn't speak English and carrier requires or allows driver to drive after 14 hours on duty.

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