Language of the MCSAC/MRB sleep apnea recommendations

| December 08, 2011

You've more than likely seen the news, available via Overdrive here, that firm recommendations for guidance on required evaluation and treatment for sleep apnea among truck drivers with a body mass index (BMI) measurement of ...

Proposal to tie sleep apnea testing with body mass index

| December 07, 2011

Medical examiners would refer for evaluation for obstructive sleep apnea any interstate commercial driver with a BMI measurement of 35 or above.

MCSAC / MRB meeting webcast underway on sleep apnea

| December 07, 2011

If you haven't been able to tune into the meeting today of the FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee with the Medical Review Board, keep an eye on my Twitter feed at http://twitter.com/channel19todd, where I'm ...

Third Mexican carrier completes preliminary audit

Jill Dunn | December 05, 2011

FMCSA has granted operating authority to one of three Mexico-based carriers that cleared Pre-Authority Screening Audits.

Angry about trucking? Occupy your business

| December 04, 2011

You might have noticed the powers that be are not striving to make your work environment more trouble-free next year. A new, and likely more restrictive, hours of service rule is expected. Carriers are steadily adopting ...

FMCSA shuts down Maryland trucking firm

| December 01, 2011

Agency ordered closure of Clock Transport, which the agency said is an affiliate of previously shut down Gunthers Transport.

Little hours rewrite support at congressional hearing

Jill Dunn | December 01, 2011

Subcommittee members believe proposed hours rule would represent an unjustified financial burden on the trucking industry.

Roadside Attractions

Overdrive Staff | December 01, 2011

Red Giant makes big boast, a truck driver musician plus Gauges, Truck Gallery, Channel 19 and more industry news items.

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