Forecast: EOBR proposed rule likely by March

| August 16, 2012

Congress directed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to mandate electronic onboard recorders.

New oilfield exemption guidance requested

| August 16, 2012

Sixty-three congressional representatives have signed a letter requesting the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rescind recently published oilfield exemption guidance.

​CDL health registry about to launch

| August 15, 2012

Beginning May 21, 2014, drivers must obtain any medical examination from a certified examiner.

The forces at work on detention pay

| August 06, 2012

Operators and industry reps weigh in on the problem of uncompensated detention time at shippers and receivers, and what is being and could be done about it. The problem was No. 3 in Overdrive's 2012 ...

The safety argument for increased pay

| July 30, 2012

At U.S. House hearing on CSA, concerns about driver pay were aired with contentions that better nondriving-time compensation was much needed.

FMCSA to study crash accountability

| July 23, 2012

FMCSA says it will conduct an alysis to determine if a carrier's role in a crash is a better indicator of future crash risk, relative to CSA ratings.

National registry site goes live

| July 20, 2012

FMCSA's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners went live in May.

CSA two-punch: Second lawsuit brought

| July 19, 2012

A suit against the FMCSA's CSA program brought by the ASECTT group alleged unfairness to small carriers within FMCSA's compliance and enforcement regime.

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