FMCSA

FMCSA sends CSA warning letters to carriers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently sent warning letters to 23,000 carriers that need to address areas of compliance.

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Cargo insurance rule ends for most truckers

Most carriers will continue cargo insurance because customers will require it.

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FMCSA seeks more CSA funds

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.

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EOBR comment period extended to May 23

At the request of outside groups, the FMCSA has extended the comment period by 45 days to May 23.

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U.S. will pay for EOBR on Mexican trucks

The EOBR with GPS will aid in monitoring Mexican carriers, but the agency must consistently monitor these EOBR devices, the agency said.

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Agency settles carrier safety website suit

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration settled with three trucking associations over information published on the CSA website.

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Groups veto hours changes

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, the American Trucking Associations and a shippers’ group all opposed the proposals.

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FMCSA listens: PSP update clarifies co-driver inspection violations

While I'm on the subject of CSA, I thought I'd share a bit of an update to this month's Truckers News CSA cover story. In it, during dicussion of the DataQs system and Ed Webb's case (which I wrote about yesterday), OOIDA's Joe Rajkovacz raises a very particular problem with Pre-Employment Screening Program driver inspection/crash history reports that team drivers were noting. Here's the relevant text from the story, after a summary of Webb's particular ...

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Politicians support current hours rule

A bipartisan group of congressmen and senators has called on the Obama administration to retain the current safety rules.

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GAO: FMCSA should study wait time further

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration may lack key information on detention time impact on hours-of-service offenses.

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