FMCSA

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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Agency displays technologies

Demonstration showed technologies expected to help state law enforcement do truck inspections.

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Complimentary advertisement… and: PSP unlikely to be the new DAC

Driver with a lens-load of cool It's been a few months since we checked in with on-road crooner Howard Salmon, so he checked in with us, sending along this picture he happened upon recently, with a pre-emptive answer to the obvious question. Yes indeedy, he wrote, "I am also sending this to Geico Insurance." He caught the gekko, he says, chewing on a piece of some bread he'd been eating while he leafed through a phone book ...

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Editor to discuss pre-employment program

Todd Dills will discuss the new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Pre-Employment Screening Program Oct. 6.

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