Korca Enterprises owner Irfan Dushku faces home confinement and extended probation after bribery attempt; and drivers in Texas, Michigan and Illinois are declared imminent hazards to public safety by FMCSA.
After it uncovered a litany of regulatory violations, FMCSA has issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order to Colorado-based trucking company GD Cars.
The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has been on a cleaning sweep since late November.
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This compared with the 27 percent average for a similar exercise in July.
In July, 620 inspections resulted in placing 27 percent of drivers out of service for safety violations.
FMCSA has cracked down on unsafe carriers through surprise inspections, full compliance reviews and enforcement actions.
The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance will hold Roadcheck, its annual vehicle inspection program, June 7-9.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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