FMCSA

Agency gives turbo ruling

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

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

Moving Van Lines fined

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

Read More

Agency solicits trucking comments

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced it will hold a public listening session on key challenges facing motor carriers.

Read More

ATA exec praises CSA 2010

Rob Abbott speculated hours of service changes could include reduction in driving time, mandatory rest breaks and nighttime restrictions.

Read More

DOT drug, alcohol sweep nets 109 drivers

During the two week sweep, FMCSA strike force investigators examined the drug and alcohol safety records of commercial drivers.

Read More

Agency opposes court-imposed hours rules deadline

FMCSA says court should not impose a deadline on issuing a regulation for supporting documents for hours-of-service compliance.

Read More

Agency posts carrier safety ratings

FMCSA update allows carriers to see where they stand in each Behavior Analysis and Safety Improvement Category.

Read More