FMCSA

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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Logbook

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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FMCSA wants feedback on 5-year safety plan

Safety improvement proposal is aimed at removing high-risk drivers and carriers from operation.

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FMCSA plans driver onboard monitoring study

The agency plans to have 500 CMV drivers participate in a questionnaire.

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FMCSA inspector charged with bribery

Court charged agent sold a driver a CVSA sticker knowing the vehicle lacked the corresponding inspection.

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‘Medically certified’ — join us for radio show Wednesday to probe driver health regs

At 7 p.m. Eastern time tomorrow evening (Wed., June 22) I'll join Truth About Trucking Live hosts Allen & Donna Smith as well as my colleague Max Kvidera for a special show probing the issues raised by the current, June Truckers News cover story Kvidera and I penned about state and federal regs for driver medical certification. Joining us will be a special guest, a big-hearted driver I wrote about in my portion of the ...

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Trucking reps hit hours plan

A House subcommittee heard testimony from trucking company leaders against the HOS proposal.

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FMCSA proposes medical record extensions

Under proposal, commercial drivers must retain a paper copy of the medical examiner’s certificate until Jan. 30, 2014.

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