Roadcheck 2012 concentrated on braking systems and hours of service, the top ranking violations for vehicles and drivers.
Owner-operators' No. 2 named challenge, the unsettled nature of the hours of service regulations and a potential electronic logs mandate, has moved some to embrace change, others to fight for fairness.
In a hearing before the Small Business Committee of the U.S. House of Representatives earlier this week whose title was a markedly direct question -- "Is FMCSA's CSA program driving small businesses off the road?" ...
These problems are among many noted by frequent Overdrive commenter E.F. McHenry as Congress considered an EOBR mandate ultimately included in the MAP-21 highway bill.
If you've not taken the opportunity to tell the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration your thoughts on just how electronic onboard recorders for hours-of-service monitoring are or will be used in the industry, today is ...
After a year of quarterly increases, the turnover rate for truck drivers at large truckload fleets dipped one percentage point to an annualized rate of 88 percent.
ATA questioned changes to the restart provision requiring it include two consecutive periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Public Citizen and the Truck Safety Coalition object to FMCSA not reducing the driving day to 10 hours from 11.
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