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Medical Review Board today -- watch my Twitter feed for updates from the meeting, where committee members are slated to draft guidance ...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.

LogBook

Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2012

Three compete for Owner-Operator of the Year, cross-border program lawsuits advance, turnpike rates rise, Baltimore bridge tolls rising and many more industry news items are featured.

What you may not know about the EOBR bill

| January 31, 2012

Since I reported on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's attempts to gain new regulatory authority over interstate drivers relative to the Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program's now-internal Driver Safety Measurement System last summer, new ...

FMCSA medical certificate rule begins

Jill Dunn | January 30, 2012

Truckers must keep paper copies of their medical examiner’s certificate with them for another two years until Jan. 30, 2014.

Editor's Picks

Stay Connected

Sign up to get Overdrive's daily newsletter.