FMCSA

Sleep apnea reg recommendations: Comments closed?

If you've missed the news as yet, the recommendations put forward by the joint meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on sleep apnea entered a 30-day comment period late last week. Or did they? The agency sent out updates to various media following the Federal Register notice that stated the proposal to adopt the recommendations as official regulatory guidance was posted in ...

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National Registry rule finalized

Health-care professionals who perform medical examinations for interstate truck drivers must be DOT-certified.

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Feds looking to clarify tanker definition, endorsements

FMCSA says its beginning rulemaking on what constitutes a tank vehicle.

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Questions arise over cross-border carrier’s paperwork

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has responded to questions about Baja Express' application for authority.

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FMCSA to study heavy vehicle violations

Data will be collected from roadside inspections of vehicles exceeding certain weights to study higher vehicle weights and their safety violations.

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ATRI looking for driver feedback on CSA

TheAmerican Transportation Research Institute is surveying drivers about their reactions to CSA.

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Third Mexican carrier gains operating authority

FMCSA has granted a third Mexican carrier operating authority while litigation over the program continues.

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FMCSA OKs window tinting

FMCSA says clear window tinting isn't a violation of rules, as commonly believed.

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Report says FMCSA should improve review process

The Government Accountability Office recommends FMCSA shore up its new-applicant review process to weed out "chameleon" carriers.

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Red alert: Get your uniform or else!

Now that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has begun to reach its long regulatory arm into your daily dress, drivers are sounding off in record numbers. “This is just taking it too far,” said owner-operator Bob Mandible of Blue Gill, Ohio, of the new red shirt requirement, joining the fast-growing chorus. “The agency has produced no evidence proving I will be less safe if I just wear my standard brown Dickies work shirt rather than ...

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