Notice of Proposed Rulemaking

Ferro: Safety Fitness Determination proposal coming in 2013

A proposed rule that would allow FMCSA to use a carrier's CSA rankings to produce an overall safety rating will come in the first half of 2013, said FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.

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FMCSA medical certificate rule begins

FOR THE RECORD/ Truckers must keep paper copies of their medical examiner’s certificate with them for another two years, until Jan. 30, 2014, under a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration rule.

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FMCSA sets rules calendar

Agency anticipates publishing a Dec. 9 final rule establishing a national medical examiner registry.

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How to file comments on hours proposal

Drivers are encouraged to comment on the FMCSA proposal by Feb. 28 to influence the final outcome.

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Driver hours changes: Bummer of a proposal?

Expectation among many haulers leading into FMCSA's Dec. 23 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to change drivers' hours of service regulations was that at least some larger degree of sleeper berth flexibility would be reintroduced in order that, as so many have put it to me over the past year's worth of debating the issue, "truck drivers can sleep when they're tired." It doesn't appear that we've gotten that at all, in spite of all the hope ...

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Truck electrification services are spreading, FMCSA seeks better reporting of convictions, Arrow foresees used truck shortage, the hours rule proposal is advanced and more industry issues are featured.

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