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.

Revision of hours rule gets postponed again

| November 29, 2011

FMCSA said that it expects to issue the final rule within the next 30 days.

Groups file lawsuit to block cross-border program

| November 29, 2011

A lawsuit seeks to block the U.S. DOT from opening the U.S. border to Mexican trucks.

MCSAC to meet on EOBRs, sleep apnea and other topics

| November 24, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee’s next meeting, Dec. 5-8, will include a joint meeting with the agency’s Medical Review Board on the issue of sleep apnea.

Driver action on sleep apnea, CSA, EOBRs, cross-border trucking

| November 23, 2011

Regular readers will recall my post from last month following the first annual Truck Driver Social Media Convention, which spurred on driver advocate Frederick Schaffner to be a presence in D.C. at the November meeting ...

ATA challenges need for hours proposal

| November 18, 2011

Association letter pointed to newly available data about the trucking industry’s safety performance in arguing against change.

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