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FMCSA proposes to mandate onboard recorders

All interstate commercial truck and bus carriers that use logbooks would have to use electronic onboard recorders under a proposed regulation.

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FMCSA sets Feb. 17 HOS listening session

FMCSA will hold a listening session on its hours-of-service proposal Feb. 17. Agency officials will take comments and questions online.

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FMCSA official pleads not guilty to bribery

The supervisor allegedly agreed to delay a compliance review or safety audit of a Canadian trucking company in exchange for money.

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Coalition wants HOS hearing

Thirty-seven organizations have asked for an hours-of-service hearing before the comment period on the HOS proposal ends Feb. 28.

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Making your voice heard on roads, hours

ROADS | The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials (AASHTO), a group whose name pretty well describes it, is calling on highway users to add input to their preparations to take highway/transportation funding recommendations to Congress. Yesterday, they began a six-week campaign via their Facebook and YouTube pages to collect ideas/input from "travelers, truckers, commuters, cyclists – anyone who uses the nation's transportation network." As the Association's executive director, John Horsley, put it, "What better ...

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How to file comments on hours proposal

Drivers are encouraged to comment on the FMCSA proposal by Feb. 28 to influence the final outcome.

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Event to cover FMCSA contact

Truckers for a Cause will host an educational conference call on “Do’s and Don’ts of submitting comments to FMCSA” Jan. 22.

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Skydiving to the ark: A Channel 19 2010 ‘Year in Review’

It's been a banner year for dramatic, contentious, weird and/or humorous trucking news here on the Channel 19 blog. I can't possibly predict how 2010 will be remembered years down the line, but read through the lens of this blog, well, it was nothing short of tumultuous, containing the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. (Readers, an informal poll, if I may: what is the most memorable among the Channel 19 posts or ...

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FMCSA posts hours proposals

Comments on the proposal are due Feb. 28. The agency announced the proposal on Dec. 23.

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Agency gets more time on drivers’ log regulations

FMCSA receives another month to propose regulations outlining supporting documents carriers must retain for verifying drivers’ logs.

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