Third Mexican carrier gains operating authority

Jill Dunn | April 06, 2012

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

FMCSA OKs window tinting

Jill Dunn | April 05, 2012

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

Report says FMCSA should improve review process

Jill Dunn | April 02, 2012

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

Red alert: Get your uniform or else!

| April 01, 2012

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 ...

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Overdrive Staff | April 01, 2012

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.

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.

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