FMCSA proposes medical record extensions

| June 14, 2011

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

Researcher rejects hours studies

| June 10, 2011

Former head of FMCSA research says recent studies contain many problems and shouldn’t be relied on to support the agency’s proposed changes.

FMCSA advisory group sets June agenda

Jill Dunn | June 09, 2011

The public may attend the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting in Alexandria, Va., June 20-22 or submit written comment by June 15.

FMCSA proposes intermodal defect report rule

| June 07, 2011

Proposal pertains to retaining driver-vehicle inspection reports when the driver has neither found nor been made aware of any defects.

FMCSA seeks hours paperwork comments

| June 06, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comment on its revised estimate of the paperwork burden of the hours of service rules.

Coalition objects to driver test restriction rule

Jill Dunn | June 02, 2011

Rule would prevent third-party testers from administering skills tests to applicants trained at the testers’ commercial school.

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Overdrive Staff | June 02, 2011

Hours comment deadline extended, lawmakers protest cross-border plan, bill would allow truck safety tax credit, FMCSA issues CDL amendments and other industry news items are featured.

Driving Miss Crazy shoots straight

| June 02, 2011

Just how Birmingham News "Driver's Side" traffic columnist Ginny MacDonald settled on the handle Driving Miss Crazy is something of a mystery. But like the friendship that evolved between the black chauffeur and the elderly ...

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