Topic Tags compliance

Carrier ordered to pay back wages, rehire driver fired for refusing to drive over hours

| July 25, 2013

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.

FMCSA proposes rule to immediately transmit medical exam results to state licensing agencies

| May 10, 2013

As an addition to its National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners rule, FMCSA is proposing paperwork changes and more direct transmission procedures.

Frustrated with California regs? So are these guys

| April 01, 2013

A few small trucking company owners took the opportunity last week to give California's Air Resources Board "an earful." Camera-read license plates, other data, combine to track vehicles

| December 06, 2012

Agency begins testing for medical examiners

| December 04, 2012

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.

New exhaust regulations start Jan. 1

| November 30, 2012

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.

CARB offering possible leeway with registration

| September 14, 2012

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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