FMCSA

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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Distracted driving meeting set

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration committee will meet June 8-10 to focus on distracted driving.

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Bills would retain truck lengths, weights

Senate, House measures would freeze truck lengths and weights on the National Highway System.

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Boston’s hazmat daytime ban extended

The city is working under a 45-day extension of its daytime ban on trucks carrying hazardous materials.

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Boston hazmat restriction ends

Boston’s de facto daytime ban on hazardous material hauling within the city limits ended May 17.

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