FMCSA

Sleep apnea: A wakeup call to drivers

Join us for a free webinar on Feb. 11 with sleep apnea expert Dr. Mark Berger. You'll learn how sleep apnea affects your health and how it could impact your CDL.

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FMCSA doctor fields sleep apnea questions

Dr. Mary Gunnels provided an overview of pending regulations and answered questions from HTAA summit attendees.

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Truckers urge hours-of-service flexibility

Speakers said existing rules are too restrictive and lead to increased fatigue, stress and log book cheating.

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DOT prohibits driver texting immediately

Truck and bus drivers who text while driving commercial vehicles may be subject to civil or criminal penalties of up to $2,750.

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Hours regs debated at opening session

Comments at Jan. 19’s session ranged from a request to keep the existing rules to urging a rewrite.

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CSA 2010 webinar Thursday night

To learn details of the new federal safety program, log in to Overdrive’s Jan. 21 webinar, featuring Certified Fleet Safety Director Mike Rone.

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Next HOS session Jan. 22

The first of four public listening sessions to gather information on the hours of service rule will be Jan. 19.

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FMCSA adds another hours-of-service session

The session will be Jan. 28 from 1-9 p.m. CST at the Comfort Inn Hotel and Suites in Davenport, Iowa.

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Safety deadlines extended

FMCSA changed the deadline to June 30 for submission of Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports and Driver Vehicle Examination Reports.

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Feds issue emergency order for Arrow

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ordered the carrier to get its trucks and cargo to safe locations.

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