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POLL: During your last inspection, were you asked to supply your med card?

| February 18, 2015

With the recent change in rules around drivers' need to carry paper medical cards after 15 days beyond renewal, what are you seeing on the road?

E-log, speed limiter mandates delayed, DOT says in latest regulatory report

| February 16, 2015

The DOT has pushed back projected publication dates for several major trucking regulations expected this year, according to its monthly rulemakings report. Here are the dates the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration expects to publish ...

Rule to require stability control systems on trucks reaches OMB

| February 11, 2015

The rule, which came from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, is designed to help mitigate rollover and loss-of-control crashes, according to the synopses from NHTSA.

Entry-level driver training committee members, first meeting announced

| February 10, 2015

The first meeting of the advisory committee is scheduled for Feb. 26-27 in D.C.; among members is owner-operator Bryan Spoon of North Carolina. NPRM hoped for by end of year.

OOIDA: Small biz regulatory bill good for owner-operators, small fleets

| February 09, 2015

A bill making its way through Congress currently — most recently clearing the U.S. House — is being lauded by the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association as a win for owner-operators and other small trucking companies.

NTSB asks trucking regulators to require sleep apnea screening, collision mitigation tech

| January 14, 2015

NTSB has asked FMCSA to implement several rules related to medical requirements for truck operators, mandates for use of crash avoidance tech on trucks and trailers and a nationwide ban on electronics use while driving. ...

Speed limiter mandate rule expected to see action soon, carrier scoring rule still months away

| January 13, 2015

The DOT stuck with its projected June publication date of a Safety Fitness Determination rule in its latest rulemakings update, and it still expects to send a speed limiter mandate proposal to the White House ...

Say goodbye to no-defect inspection reports — FMCSA’s officially eliminated them

| December 17, 2014

FMCSA will publish Thursday, Dec. 18, a Final Rule that will eliminate the requirement that truck drivers keep and submit Driver Vehicle Inspection Reports when no defects have been found. The rule takes effect immediately. ...

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