The program allows carriers the option of accessing driver inspection and crash records before hiring.
The minimum fee, which applies to a one-truck operation or to a broker or freight forwarder, will go from $39 to $76.
FMCSA should better address the true causes of fatigue in transportation.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said this preview is in advance of full implementation on Nov. 30.
Pennsylvania updated its safety regulations to comply with federal law after a federal audit cited non-compliance issues.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is waiving hours-of-service rules until June 21.
The proposal would impose sanctions on drivers and bar motor carriers from allowing their drivers to text while driving.
New data show 74 percent of commercial truck and bus drivers now are using their safety belts.
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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