UCR

FMCSA issues final Unified Registration System rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will begin operating the Unified Registration System in 2015, but has set a Nov. 1 compliance date for biennial updates. The agency published the URS final rule Aug. 23 establishing the new electronic system. The URS is intended to streamline registration, act as clearinghouse and depository of information and save stakeholders $9 million in time and fees over a decade, FMCSA says. The URS will replace four existing systems and combine ...

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FMCSA’s enforcement authority growth spurt

With the Unified Registration System at final rule status and in implementation phase, some watchers see a future powerful tool for FMCSA in its efforts to target noncompliant carriers.

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Unified Carrier Registration enforcement starts Feb. 1

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has recommended 2013 roadside enforcement of the Unified Carrier Registration to begin Feb. 1.

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UCR board to meet

Unified Carrier Registration Plan board of directors will meet April 14 via telephone.

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UCR enforcement begins

Individuals and companies operating commercial motor vehicles in interstate or international commerce must register and pay a fee annually.

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UCR fees almost doubled

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

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States may collect UCR fees

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that states may go ahead and collect 2010 UCR fees at the current fee structure.

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UCR enforcement on hold

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has announced a moratorium on enforcement for the 2010 registration year.

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UCR fee rule expected in 2010

The federal Office of Management and Budget is reviewing proposed Unified Carrier Registration fee changes.

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