trucking regulations

Trump calls on agencies to remove two regulations for every new one

President Trump in his second full week in office continues his crusade against new and existing federal regulations. Trump signed an executive order Monday directing federal agencies to eliminate two “prior regulations” for “every new regulation issued.”

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Unclear how Trump’s freeze on regs, Obamacare relaxer will impact trucking

Unclear how Trump's freeze on regs, Obamacare relaxer will impact trucking

An FMCSA spokesperson said the impact of Trump's memo on pending regulations is “being assessed.” But regulations already made law, like the electronic logging device, are likely to be untouched.

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Agency increases fines, strengthens out-of-service order authority

Agency increases fines, strengthens out-of-service order authority

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.

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Government shutdown? Not for FMCSA, trucking regs

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.

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Another CSA audit in the works

Another CSA audit in the works

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.

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CSA criticized at House hearing

CSA criticized at House hearing

For the second time in a month, House members and witnesses blasted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.

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Drought results in more states waiving regs

Drought results in more states waiving regs

The year’s record-dry drought has resulted in Arkansas and Kansas becoming the latest states to waive some trucking regulations for hay haulers.

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Agency publishes final brake rule

The new rule amends the clamp and rotochamber brake actuator readjustment limits, clarifies their application and corrects an error.

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EPA wants stricter soot standards

EPA wants stricter soot standards

In response to a court order, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday, June 15, proposed updates to its national air quality standards.

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Concern growing over FMCSA’s listening ability

Concern growing over FMCSA's listening ability

Steven Bryan of Vigillo says ATA and others don't think FMCSA is listening to their concerns anymore.

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