FMCSA

Judson Mobley Logging ordered to shut down

FMCSA has ordered the carrier to shut down following drug and alcohol testing violations and driver qualification issues.

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Poster art for truck safety

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne Ferro yesterday announced the two winners of this year’s “Be Ready, Be Buckled” Safety Belt Student Art Contest. Regular readers of the Channel 19 blog will remember this post about last year's contest. Second grader Sophia Chen from Edison, N.J., and fifth grader Richard He from Parsippany in the same state were recognized at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of Transportation building in Washington, D.C. Each won top honors for ...

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CVSA examines EOBRs

Though CVSA examined EOBRs and speed limiters last week, it does not know yet when it will make a formal recommendation on the devices.

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DOT creates contest for bus travel safety app

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration launched a contest that challenges student software developers to use the agency’s raw performance data on commercial bus companies to create new apps and online solutions that enable consumers to make smart safety decisions when booking their bus travel. FMCSA says they hope the challenge will raise public awareness about the availability and usefulness of its bus ...

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LogBook

The Arrow Truck Sales 2012 Back on the Road winner is named, the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners is required, a woman's rescuer is named Goodyear's Highway Hero, cargo theft increases and other industry news items are featured.

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Roadside Attractions

Owner-operators have some strong words, an air force vet finds a third life in trucking, a demand for bee hive transport; plus Truck Gauge, Channel 19 and Truck Gallery are featured.

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FMCSA harmonizes household goods carrier requirements

FMCSA has harmonized its regulations with a Surface Transportation Board order about household goods carriers.

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Owner-operators sound off on recorders, harassment

FMCSA took two hours' worth of testimony at the CVSA meeting in Bellevue, Wash., Thursday.

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OMB gets amended intermodal equipment rule

FMCSA has sent the White House an amended final rule concerning intermodal equipment repair and maintenance.

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Amended rule targets reincarnated companies

FMCSA is establishing procedures for issuing out-of-service orders to motor carriers and for consolidating records of reincarnated companies.

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