FMCSA

FMCSA awards $5M in grants to Kansas

Federal grants for Kansas are aimed to improve truck and bus safety across the state.

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FMCSA seeks to study drivers

FMCSA says this information will aid the agency in developing future safety initiatives.

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LogBook

Audit delays cross-border plan, court asked to review pilot program, hours rule due by end of month, a bridge closure, FMCSA says CSA helps compliance and other industry news items are featured.

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House transportation leaders protest HOS proposal

Letter to Obama says proposal would be an unnecessary and costly regulatory burden on truckers, given the improved record of truck safety.

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FMCSA hours rule on track

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration appears likely to issue an hours-of-service final rule by its Oct. 28 deadline

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FMCSA says it’s addressing cross-border program concerns

The audit reported the agency had adequate border inspections, but more action is necessary to meet U.S. regulations and standards.

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Court asked to review cross-border program

The Teamsters and Public Citizen petitioned a federal appeals court to review the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s plans.

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FMCSA warns about phony marketing tactics

FMCSA has received numerous inquiries from carriers about pushy attempts to sell products such as logbooks.

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FMCSA: Study shows CSA improves compliance

CSA model enables the agency and its state partners to contact more carriers earlier to correct safety problems.

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Breaking Free

From fighting for enhanced freedom to haul in its early days to stressing smart business practices later, Overdrive has championed the owner-operator’s concerns.

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