FMCSA sets rules calendar

Jill Dunn | May 27, 2011

Agency anticipates publishing a Dec. 9 final rule establishing a national medical examiner registry.

Driver accountability under CSA: a video talk with owner-operator Robert Shumate

| May 26, 2011

I met Robert Shumate researching my two-part feature on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, in the April and May editions of Overdrive. In the vid, selected from the in-person portion ...

FMCSA extends intermodal inspection report date

| May 20, 2011

The agency has extended by a year the compliance date for drivers and motor carriers to prepare driver-vehicle inspection reports.

FMCSA seeks comments on proposed medical rule

| May 17, 2011

The agency proposal to implement a national registry includes minimum training requirements for medical examiners.

The feds’ favorite remedy: Your tax dollars

| May 13, 2011

The annoying part of the logic behind buying EOBRs for Mexican carriers is how it reflects the paternalism and careless spending so rampant in Washington, D.C.

‘The center cannot hold’ — FMCSA’s hours quandary

| May 11, 2011

There is a growing feeling among industry watchers that in order to fully settle the decidedly unsettled regulatory situation surrounding the hours of service, Congress is going to have to legislate a solution. That sentiment has ...

Ferro on detention: ‘Shippers should be held accountable.’

| May 10, 2011

If you missed the open call the Trucking Solutions Group's member owner-operators held with FMCSA administrator Anne Ferro last week, you missed a lot. The wide-ranging conversation ran the gamut of topics from cross-border trucking ...

Hours rule deadline extended

| May 06, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is extending the comment period and will be unable to meet a July 26 deadline to issue a final rule.

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