FMCSA

CSA 2010 Driver’s Handbook now live

You may have seen it out at the truckstops already, but if not, I thought I'd take a moment today to alert you to our CSA 2010 Driver's Handbook, now online in an interactive digital version. Combining reporting from Overdrive and Truckers News editors (from myself to Overdrive Managing Editor Lucinda Coulter and others) with information provided directly by the FMCSA dispelling some of the common myths and misconceptions out there about the program, it's ...

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Federal official outlines driver health concerns

Anne Ferro of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said commercial truck drivers’ life expectancy is 16 years less than the general population.

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Ferro expects hours rule release in November

Anne Ferro of the Federal Motor Carrier Administration expects the White House to release the new rule by the end of this month.

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Federal agency requires recorders for Colorado fleet

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered JBS Carriers to put EOBRs on its more than 700 trucks by March.

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CSA 2010 to bring increase in driver pay?

The news over at the San Francisco Chronicle yesterday included a release from editors at J.J. Keller, emphasizing the reach of CSA 2010 beyond just for-hire truck carriers. "When the term 'motor carrier' is used," says Transportation Management Editor Robert Rose, "many people immediately connect this to mean only 'trucking companies.' In actuality, applies to all carriers with a US DOT number engaged in the furtherance of interstate commerce, no matter what 'type' of ...

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LogBook

The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.

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White House extends hours of service review

A federal agency had scheduled proposed rule for Nov. 4 publication date and planned to allow public comment until Jan. 4.

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Agency provides CSA test report to Congress

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration disclosed the 30-month field test of its Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 yielded positive results.

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Agency rules for federal authority on truck IDs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has granted three petitions submitted by the American Trucking Associations.

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Survey: Economy top issue facing trucking

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new regulatory framework for evaluating carrier and driver safety is a close second to the economy.

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