FMCSA

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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Anhydrous ammonia transport exemption set

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a 2-year exemption from hours-of-service rules for anhydrous ammonia transport.

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Agency forced to issue hours-of-service rule

FMCSA plans to issue a proposed rule by the end of this year on supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.

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Agency gives turbo ruling

FMCSA is amending regulations to eliminate turbochargers from the list of equipment considered to be noise-dissipative devices.

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Agency hears distracted driving ideas

The agency had a committee to provide ideas in addressing the safety risk posed by in-cab distractions other than texting and cell phone use.

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Agency amends EOBR rules

Changes were made to several of the performance standards in the “Electronic Onboard Recorders for Hours of Service Compliance” final rule.

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Agency shuts carrier after fatal accident

The FMCSA placed Hester Inc. out-of-service on June 5, revoked the company’s DOT registration and required it to cease transportation operations.

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Moving Van Lines fined

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration levied $281,000 in fines for violating multiple federal regulations.

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