A federal agency has ordered a Massachusetts carrier pay a driver $131,533 after firing him for refusing to drive after reaching the federal limit on hours.
As an addition to its National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners rule, FMCSA is proposing paperwork changes and more direct transmission procedures.
A few small trucking company owners took the opportunity last week to give California's Air Resources Board "an earful."
FMCSA has opened scheduling for health-care professionals wishing to obtain certification for the agency's National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners — the next step toward the May 2014 compliance date for drivers.
For those making runs in California, be ready — state officials are set to begin Jan. 1 strict enforcement of new regulations for truck exhaust and will be dinging violators about $1,000 per violation.
Although the deadline has passed for small fleet owners to opt for California’s phased-in greenhouse gas compliance schedule, officials have hinted registering sooner rather than later could be beneficial.
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