FMCSA

DOT updates rules timetable

Agency has updates on electronic recorders, hours of service and speed limiters on trucks.

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A window on FMCSA’s CSA driver-enforcement authority goals

I thought I'd share a document leaked earlier in the year -- specifically in May, and to the Transportation Weekly publication -- that purported to be a draft highway bill whose genesis was within the Obama administration. It contains a 12-page section headed by "Driver Safety Provisions," beginning on p. 366, that seems to further confirm Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration intentions to expand authority in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement regime to rate individual ...

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Driver data could go public, U.S. and Mexico sign trucking deal, broker regulatory bill reintroduced and other industry news items are featured.

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3 keys to expansion

Focus on the business model and the day-to-day operations of your trucking company in three major areas.

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DOT steps up carrier inspections

FMCSA has cracked down on unsafe carriers through surprise inspections, full compliance reviews and enforcement actions.

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Lowest out-of-service in Roadcheck history

Nearly 8,000 CVSA and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration inspectors performed 70,712 truck and bus inspections.

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U.S., Mexico sign cross-border agreement

Mexican trucks will be required to comply with all U.S. safety standards and have electronic monitoring systems to track hours-of-service compliance.

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Report: FMCSA wants to release driver safety data

The agency is seeking increased regulatory authority over drivers via the next highway reauthorization bill, GAO says.

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FMCSA seeks comment

The agency is seeking truckers' opinions of an on-board monitoring system it is evaluating.

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Owner-operator pay to rise, researcher trashes hour studies, Shell selects SuperRigs trucks, groups push for safer trucks and many more industry news items are featured.

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