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Hours rule exemption for storm relief extended to Nov. 27

| November 09, 2012

The waiver of certain federal rules for drivers carrying emergency loads to the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy has been extended to Nov. 27.

How to get caught up for the election

| October 18, 2012

The Haul the Vote website provides a great resource for getting registered to vote, seeing who will be on your ballot, and learning about issues inside and outside of trucking.

New independents, be forewarned

| September 20, 2012

If FMCSA finds any deficiency, the new entrant has only 15 days to submit a plan of correction, not up to 60 days, as used to be allowed.

Reader offers top 10 regulatory wish list

| September 19, 2012

TruckerPetition.org founder offers her best recommendations to DOT for prioritizing regulatory review.

FMCSA renames ‘Fatigued Driving’ CSA category, among changes

| August 24, 2012

Changes to the CSA program -- including a new Hazmat category, adjustments to speeding severity weights and more -- will go live in December.

Agency researching EOBRs for rulemaking

| August 20, 2012

FMCSA is gathering electronic onboard recorder data for analysis as it nears March 20, the agency’s projected publication date for the rulemaking.

Forecast: EOBR proposed rule likely by March

| August 16, 2012

Congress directed the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to mandate electronic onboard recorders.

Roadcheck out-of-service rates near historic lows

| August 15, 2012

Roadcheck 2012 concentrated on braking systems and hours of service, the top ranking violations for vehicles and drivers.

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