regulations

MATS haps: On-air wedding, regs listening session, and more!

| March 19, 2013

Driver Kevin Young and ridealong partner Shannon Mann will tie the knot with Freewheelin' cohost Meredith Ochs officiating at the PanaPacific booth Friday, March 22, at noon.

FMCSA says federal law trumps Alabama’s coil securement rules

| March 06, 2013

Steel coil haulers can now bring coils to and from Alabama without additional certification above what's required by federal law.

Truck GPS units aren’t the problem in NYC

| March 05, 2013

New Jersey resident William Smith weighs in on the need for more accurate clearance signs in NYC and calls for operators to join him in pressing Congress.

Audit your drug/alcohol testing consortium

| February 28, 2013

Video interview with regulatory consultant Richard Wilson highlights the need to double-check and pre-audit your drug and alcohol testing consortium for compliance with regulations -- if you don't, it could come back to haunt you. ...

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.

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