The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

FMCSA starts driver pre-employment program

Jill Dunn | May 11, 2010

The program allows carriers the option of accessing driver inspection and crash records before hiring.

UCR fees almost doubled

| April 28, 2010

The minimum fee, which applies to a one-truck operation or to a broker or freight forwarder, will go from $39 to $76.

ATA: Modify sleeper berth rules for more flexibility

| April 22, 2010

FMCSA should better address the true causes of fatigue in transportation.

CSA data to be posted April 12

| April 08, 2010

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said this preview is in advance of full implementation on Nov. 30.

Pennsylvania to exempt farm trucks from safety rules

Jill Dunn | April 04, 2010

Pennsylvania updated its safety regulations to comply with federal law after a federal audit cited non-compliance issues.

HOS waiver for hauling anhydrous ammonia

Jill Dunn | April 04, 2010

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is waiving hours-of-service rules until June 21.

FMCSA proposes rule to ban texting by truckers

| March 31, 2010

The proposal would impose sanctions on drivers and bar motor carriers from allowing their drivers to text while driving.

Safety belt use grows

| March 22, 2010

New data show 74 percent of commercial truck and bus drivers now are using their safety belts.

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