FMCSA has proposed to establish and maintain a National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently sent warning letters to 23,000 carriers that need to address areas of compliance.
Most carriers will continue cargo insurance because customers will require it.
The agency wants $78 million for CSA in fiscal 2012, much of that for 696 positions, 98 of which are new jobs to fully implement CSA.
At the request of outside groups, the FMCSA has extended the comment period by 45 days to May 23.
The EOBR with GPS will aid in monitoring Mexican carriers, but the agency must consistently monitor these EOBR devices, the agency said.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration settled with three trucking associations over information published on the CSA website.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, the American Trucking Associations and a shippers’ group all opposed the proposals.
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