NTSB repeats driver cell phone ban recommendation

Jill Dunn | February 10, 2012

The recommendation originally was issued Dec. 13, following NTSB’s meeting on a multi-vehicle Missouri accident.

Court dismisses hours of service case

Jill Dunn | February 09, 2012

A federal court dismissed the hours of service lawsuit Feb. 8, ending nearly three years of litigation.

EOBR report addresses driver harassment

| February 09, 2012

A safety panel on Feb. 8 finalized a report on mitigating the use of electronic onboard recorders to harass drivers that provides suggestions to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Mexican carrier found in violation of leasing regs

| February 08, 2012

A Mexican carrier was found in violation of U.S. leasing laws pertaining to Mexican carriers, FMCSA said.

Elephants in the room: MCSAC snapshot

| February 08, 2012

There were two of them in the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting room at the Hilton Old Town in Alexandria, Va., yesterday. At a certain point in the committee's discussion yesterday, Feb. 7, about the ...

FMCSA orders carrier shutdown

| February 08, 2012

FMCSA ordered U & D Service to immediately shut down after discovering the company was using drivers who did not possess valid CDLs.

EOBR debated over driver harassment

| February 07, 2012

The harassment issue may be the key consideration for the FMCSA, which aims to devise a rule that mandates electronic logging devices.

Language of MCSAC / Medical Review Board recommended apnea guidelines — more from D.C.

| February 06, 2012

Contrasting viewpoints coming together -- or not -- made for an interesting day today at the first of four days' worth of meetings of the FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee. Today's agenda was dedicated ...

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