FMCSA — in compliance with the MAP-21 highway funding law finalized last year — has increased fines for several violations of its regulations and widened its authority to issue out-of-service orders.
Enforcement of trucking regulations and the operation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will not be affected by the federal government shutdown that went into effect Oct. 1.
House Reps. John J Duncan (R-Tenn.) and Peter Defazio (D-Ore.) have asked the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General for an audit on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.
For the second time in a month, House members and witnesses blasted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.
The year’s record-dry drought has resulted in Arkansas and Kansas becoming the latest states to waive some trucking regulations for hay haulers.
The new rule amends the clamp and rotochamber brake actuator readjustment limits, clarifies their application and corrects an error.
In response to a court order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, June 15, proposed updates to its national air quality standards.
Steven Bryan of Vigillo says ATA and others don't think FMCSA is listening to their concerns anymore.
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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