FMCSA

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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Smartphone app allows drivers to comment to FMCSA

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

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March 22: CSA – What it means to you

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 free, one-hour webinar featuring Major Mark Savage, a Colorado State Patrol officer and a member of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance and FMCSA Senior Transportation Specialist Bryan Price. This presentation is part of the “How to Become an Owner-Operator” series brought ...

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Have you seen your CSA scorecard?

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 with carriers for a long time now to develop in-house systems for tracking the progress of their efforts at improving and managing their SMS percentile rankings, in the run-up to and since the release of publicly available data on carriers. ...

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Speakers support hours status quo

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

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Hours comment period extended to March 4

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

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