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CSA’s batting average: MCSAC snapshot

| February 06, 2013

The program has hit one out of the park in getting carriers' attention, but MCSAC CSA Subcommittee members point to more strikeouts than base hits.

Panel highlights CSA data-quality issues

| February 05, 2013

The Feb.5, 2013, meeting of the FMCSA's CSA Subcommitte to the MCSAC advisory board revealed data quality is a top stakeholder concern with the enforcement regime.

Board says FMCSA should gather driver employment history, give to carriers

| February 04, 2013

In what would essentially be another roadblock for drivers looking at finding a new driving job, the NTSB has recommended FMCSA to gather driver employment history and require carriers to use it.

Putting agency heads in trucks makes good sense

| February 01, 2013

It makes sense that if someone is going to regulate the trucking industry, he or she should get real-world experience by spending time riding in a tractor-trailer.

California group continues court battle over emissions regs

| January 23, 2013

The California Construction Trucking Association has appealed a December 2012 ruling that CCTA says was a non-decision in its nearly two-year-long case with CARB's truck regulations.

Running around Cali: Martin Jez’ 1988 Pete cabover

| January 19, 2013

California-based owner-operator Jez realized he'd need to upgrade his emissions system in the near term -- he delayed the need by, well, buying old.

Readers: More gun restriction won’t help

| January 16, 2013

Nine out of ten Overdrive readers either favor the status quo on official gun control or call for fewer restrictions on ownership.

Driver fatigue criteria questioned in court

| January 04, 2013

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has requested a federal court’s intervention in what it describes as FMCSA amending out-of-service criteria outside the rulemaking process.

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