FMCSA opens driver screening website

| February 25, 2010

Carriers can register to access a safety database that will be set up for screening applicants for driving jobs.

FMCSA may schedule March hours-of-service session

| February 10, 2010

The head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said in future years, the agency may consider driver safety ratings in its Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 program and could have a fifth hours-of-service listening session ...

FMCSA may schedule March hours-of-service session

Jill Dunn | February 10, 2010

The agency may consider driver safety ratings in its Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 program.

Sleep apnea: A wakeup call to drivers

| February 08, 2010

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.

FMCSA doctor fields sleep apnea questions

Misty Bell | February 05, 2010

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

Truckers urge hours-of-service flexibility

| January 29, 2010

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

DOT prohibits driver texting immediately

| January 26, 2010

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

Hours regs debated at opening session

| January 20, 2010

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

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