Smartphone app allows drivers to comment to FMCSA

| February 23, 2011

TripPak Mobile now offers drivers the chance to submit comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration about its proposed Hours of Service rules.

March 22: CSA – What it means to you

| February 18, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Administration’s recently launched Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program affects all carriers and drivers in day-to-day operations and impacts hiring, training and retention practices. Join us Tuesday, March 22 at 8 p.m. (CDT) for a ...

Have you seen your CSA scorecard?

| February 18, 2011

Back just before the new CSA Safety Measurement System went live in December, I reported on a driver-focused CSA scoring service upcoming from the folks at CSA data mining firm Vigillo, which has been working ...

Speakers support hours status quo

| February 17, 2011

In an FMCSA session, representatives from carriers and trucking groups and owner-operators said proposed changes wouldn’t lead to improvements

Hours comment period extended to March 4

| February 15, 2011

FMCSA extended comment period from Feb. 28 and made corrections to proposal notice.

‘Safety Belts Save Lives’ — an art contest for the kids

| February 10, 2011

Here's an opportunity for the arts-prone grade-schooler in your life to show his/her stuff to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Belt Partnership, a wide a collaboration of the FMCSA and various work safety and law enforcement ...

Keeping up with hours of service

| February 10, 2011

Regulators have proposed an hours of service revision that many in the industry consider too complex. Read what’s going on and how to comment.

Court continues suspension of hours rule

Jill Dunn | February 02, 2011

A federal court has ordered the case that resulted in the current revision of hours-of-service to continue.

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