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Sleep apnea bill advances as FMCSA says it will use rulemaking, not guidance

| September 23, 2013

In response to a bill currently in the U.S. House, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has released a statement saying it will address sleep disorder screening via its formal rulemaking process and not simply ...

FMCSA to change transfer of operating authority process

| September 11, 2013

On Oct. 22, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will discontinue processing applications for transfers of operating authority and the associated $300 fee.

Agency trying out remote safety audit program for new carriers

| September 05, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has started testing a new way to perform safety audits on new entrant carriers in an attempt to better focus resources on what it deems high-risk carriers.

Carrier registration system rule clears OMB

| August 15, 2013

A Unified Carrier Registration rule could be made final within a week, as the OMB has cleared FMCSA's proposed rule and sent it back to the agency to become final.

Three trucking companies’ authority revoked for safety, commercial violations

| July 17, 2013

After months-long investigations into three Chicago-area moving companies, the Federal Motor Carrier Administration announced it has revoked authority for all three.

DOT giving $1 million to train veterans for trucking, driving jobs

| July 03, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has allotted $1 million in grant money to help train veterans for jobs in the transportation industry, it announced July 3, and specifically to become truck drivers, says U.S. ...

Agency developing plan to weed out ‘chameleon’ carriers

| July 01, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration reported to Congress in June that it could begin a process by 2015 to screen out "chameleon" carriers, if funding for the program holds up.

Agency orders Colorado fleet to cease operation due to vehicle condition

| June 18, 2013

A Colorado construction debris hauling fleet, E & K Trucking, has been issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order.

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