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N.D., Kentucky grant emergency waivers

Jill Dunn | May 05, 2011

The suspension of some trucking regulations applies to vehicles delivering food, water, medicine and other critical supplies.

NTSB sets truck safety forum

Jill Dunn | April 07, 2011

Hours of service and electronic onboard recorders are among topics listed for the National Transportation Safety Board’s public forum on truck safety.

A “corporate mouthpiece” responds

| March 25, 2011

A few readers have taken me to task for my March editorial. I had argued that the proposed mandate for electronic onboard recorders could eventually put pressure to raise pay.

What’s proposed, what’s next

| March 23, 2011

Onboard recorders could be required for all carriers that now do traditional logging. These stories will get you caught up with the developments.

FMCSA sends CSA warning letters to carriers

| March 15, 2011

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration recently sent warning letters to 23,000 carriers that need to address areas of compliance.

Fast Forward

Max Kvidera | March 01, 2011

FMCSA, after requiring onboard recorders for violation-prone carriers, now seeks a mandate for all OTR operations.

Smartphone app allows drivers to comment to FMCSA

| February 23, 2011

TripPak Mobile now offers drivers the chance to submit comments to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration about its proposed Hours of Service rules.

Speakers support hours status quo

| February 17, 2011

In an FMCSA session, representatives from carriers and trucking groups and owner-operators said proposed changes wouldn’t lead to improvements

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