FMCSA

More than a typo? Split sleeper wishful thinking

Trans Products / Trans Services Regulatory Manager Rich Wilson, during a break between sessions of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting in Alexandria, Va., early this month, pointed out a couple curious problems with the medical forms some states are using. One, he pointed out, defined stage 3 hypertension as a blood pressure reading of, yes, greater than or equal to "10/90." A typo, definitely, that could easily be fixed. In the context of the hours ...

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FMCSA denies EOBR violation

OOIDA had filed suit to stop agency from authorizing recorders over driver harassment issue.

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EOBR session planned

The FMCSA has scheduled a listening session for the trucking show in Louisville, Ky., in March.

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FMCSA defends cross-border program in court

Among its responses, FMCSA argued OOIDA had not shown evidence its members will experience a loss of business.

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ATA requests hours review

The association asks the court to review the recently published final rule changing hours-of-service regulations.

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FMCSA to move on electronic recorders, hours

Agency will prepare rulemaking about electronic onboard recorders and hours-of-service supporting documents.

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Feds set date for stability control proposed rule

The NHTSA also expects to issue a notice for a proposed rule to mandate speed limiting devices for heavy trucks.

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NTSB repeats driver cell phone ban recommendation

The recommendation originally was issued Dec. 13, following NTSB’s meeting on a multi-vehicle Missouri accident.

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Court dismisses hours of service case

A federal court dismissed the hours of service lawsuit Feb. 8, ending nearly three years of litigation.

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EOBR report addresses driver harassment

A safety panel on Feb. 8 finalized a report on mitigating the use of electronic onboard recorders to harass drivers that provides suggestions to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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