Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee

Committee to finalize work on driver training April 8-10

The full MCSAC committee will meet Aprli 8-10 to issue recommendations on entry-level driver training regulations as well as hear briefings on a bevy of subjects from CSA to in-cab video monitoring.

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CSA subcommittee meeting this week

The MCSAC's CSA subcommittee meets Feb. 5-6 in Alexandria, Va. -- we'll be there covering results and discussion.

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Reader offers top 10 regulatory wish list

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

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Regulatory review: FMCSA wants you

At this week's MCSAC meeting, discussions of driver involvement in regulatory review processes dominated the second day.

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Much to change, much to talk about: CSA

The August 2012 MCSAC meeting saw a robust debate centered around the CSA programs flaws and ways to correct them. Here find a few bright (and in some cases dark) moments from the dialogue.

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CSA: DataQs reform, more debated by MCSAC

Other top issues the MCSAC will address at its first special CSA Subcommittee meeting in October were fundamental questions of its effectiveness and goals.

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How American cars got air bags

The long and circuitous process toward the final codification of a regulation.

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Mexican carriers’ EOBRs flag hours ‘violations’

FMCSA Associate Administrator Bill Quade updated the MCSAC August 27 on progress in the U.S. Mexican cross-border trucking program.

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Our favorite agency: Guess who’s on Facebook…

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new Facebook page could be a great venue for drivers to get their viewpoints heard by the general public. Also: detail on an upcoming public meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.

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Forecast: EOBR proposed rule likely by March

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

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