FMCSA

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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FMCSA posts warning letter ‘tipsheet’ online

The warning letter provides instructions for accessing motor carrier safety data in the Safety Measurement System.

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Fast Forward

FMCSA, after requiring onboard recorders for violation-prone carriers, now seeks a mandate for all OTR operations.

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Driver operates under proposed hours rules

Werner Enterprises driver Frank Parker tested proposed hours of service rule changes.

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Website open to comment on government rules

Regulation Room at http://regulationroom.org is an online public participation website.

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Groups split on cell phone proposal

ATA supports hands-free cell phone use, while OOIDA opposes federal proposal to ban handheld mobile phones.

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