FMCSA

Agency to drop cargo insurance requirement

Household goods motor carriers and household goods freight forwarders will continue to be subject to the cargo insurance requirement.

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Hearing set for CSA 2010

The hearing will be June 23 before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.

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Agency adjusts duty policy

A record of duty status may be satisfied through providing an original handwritten record and subsequent scanned image of the original.

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OOIDA to challenge onboard recorder rule

They are contesting rule that carriers with a 10 percent or greater non-compliance with hours regulations will face mandated use of EOBRs.

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Agency changes hours docs policy

The FMCSA will relieve carriers that use electronic mobile communications of maintaining other supporting documents to verify driver logs.

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FMCSA hearings planned

Hearings will be on on several areas including hours of service, electronic on-board recorders and household movers.

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Hours rules exemption extended in Gulf states

Haulers of certain loads are exempt from HOS until June 30 in the four Gulf Coast affected by the oil spill.

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FMCSA sets procedure for routine rules

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration established rulemaking procedures for use on routine or noncontroversial rules.

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Agency offers revised CSA 2010 schedule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has developed a revised schedule for the rollout of the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010.

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CSA 2010 – your bittersweet change agent

I’ve yet to speak to anyone in trucking who’s overjoyed about Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010. After all, a much more meticulous safety mindset will be required to avoid getting caught on the radar of this huge data-crunching machine when it cranks up in December.             Some carriers in CSA 2010 test states have been to the mountain, seen the New World Order, and report that yes, it is a massive, intrusive project. But there’s a good ...

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