FMCSA

EOBRs controversy over the national airwaves missing extant/emerging solutions

Wednesday, National Public Radio's "Morning Edition" program ran this piece on the issue of the proposed federal mandate for electronic on-board recorder use for hours-of-service monitoring. If it goes into effect, virtually all interstate haulers will be required to use an EOBR for logs. You can still comment on the proposed EOBR rule, through May 23. In the NPR piece, owner-operator Terry Button is featured (click the photo thumbnail of him here, by Maggie Starbard, for ...

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DeFazio criticizes cross-border proposal

Congressman said Mexico’s safety standards do not equal those of the U.S. and Mexican carriers operating beyond the border zone will hurt jobs.

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Exemption approved for metal coil haulers

The FMCSA has granted a two-year exemption from certain cargo securement rules for motor carriers transporting metal coils.

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FMCSA opens comment period on EOBR

FMCSA will continue to accept and consider comments on all issues within the scope of the proposed electronic recorder rule.

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Our EOBR gifts to Mexican carriers

One of the curious aspects of the current cross-border trucking plan is the U.S. paying for Mexican trucks to be equipped with electronic onboard recorders.

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FMCSA unveils cross-border trucking plan

Cross-border trucking project with Mexico will require fewer participants and equip participating Mexican trucks with GPS or electronic on-board recorders.

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ATA supports electronic logs

ATA said Compliance Safety Accountability program shows a link between compliance with hours-of-service rules and carrier safety performance.

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FMCSA updates rule dates

The FMCSA and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration have discussed restricting use of electronic devices.

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CSA focuses more on drivers

CSA isn’t designed to score drivers, a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official said in an online seminar presented by Overdrive.

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What’s proposed, what’s next

Onboard recorders could be required for all carriers that now do traditional logging. These stories will get you caught up with the developments.

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