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 ...

Restart study part of transportation bill

| February 06, 2012

If the provision makes it through to final legislation, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration would have to do a field study of the restart rule.

Are fuel-injector-cleaning diesel additives worth it?; Apnea update

| February 06, 2012

I'm at the FMCSA Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's joint meeting with the Medical Review Board today -- watch my Twitter feed for updates from the meeting, where committee members are slated to draft guidance ...

FMCSA adds phone use violations to CSA

| February 03, 2012

Five texting and cell phone use violations will now contribute the highest (10 points) weighted severity to carriers’ numerical rankings.

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