FMCSA

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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FMCSA to study heavy vehicle violations

Data will be collected from roadside inspections of vehicles exceeding certain weights to study higher vehicle weights and their safety violations.

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ATRI looking for driver feedback on CSA

TheAmerican Transportation Research Institute is surveying drivers about their reactions to CSA.

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Third Mexican carrier gains operating authority

FMCSA has granted a third Mexican carrier operating authority while litigation over the program continues.

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FMCSA OKs window tinting

FMCSA says clear window tinting isn't a violation of rules, as commonly believed.

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Report says FMCSA should improve review process

The Government Accountability Office recommends FMCSA shore up its new-applicant review process to weed out "chameleon" carriers.

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Red alert: Get your uniform or else!

Now that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has begun to reach its long regulatory arm into your daily dress, drivers are sounding off in record numbers. “This is just taking it too far,” said owner-operator Bob Mandible of Blue Gill, Ohio, of the new red shirt requirement, joining the fast-growing chorus. “The agency has produced no evidence proving I will be less safe if I just wear my standard brown Dickies work shirt rather than ...

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LogBook

Year's top owner-operator named, N.C., Virginia and Missouri in tolling program, FMCSA wants EOBR survey excluded and more industry news items are featured.

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Feds close Utah carrier

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

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Court of Appeals denies OOIDA’s EOBR request

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

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