FMCSA wants you: Agency looking for drivers for hours-of-service study

| January 16, 2015

The DOT’s trucking regulator is looking for a few good drivers to participate in the field study tied to December’s restart rollback law, the agency announced this week.

FMCSA officially opens authority application process for Mexican carriers

| January 15, 2015

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officially began Jan. 15 accepting applications for Mexican carriers to apply for authority to operate in the U.S. beyond the commercial border zone.

Depressed diesel prices here to stay? DOE says 2015 average to be under $3

| January 15, 2015

Crude oil is expected to remain low — and so is diesel. 2015's average price could be $1 lower than 2014's, according to the Department of Energy's latest forecast.

UPDATE: I-75 South closed at milemarker 84 in Tenn., later reopened

| January 15, 2015

Detour routes for Southbound haulers on I-75 are in place: take I-40 West from I-75 South/I-40 West split in Knoxville to Exit 364 to U.S. 321 back to I-75 South.

Readers sound off on FMCSA’s border move

| January 15, 2015

U.S. truck operators see cheaper rates, more crashes and lower driver pay as possible effects of FMCSA's expansion of cross-border trucking with Mexico.

BigRoad e-log with ECM connection officially available

| January 14, 2015

The BigRoad software developer will announce Jan. 15 the availability of its DashLink engine-connected electronic logging device.

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.

19 drivers named America’s Road Team Captains

| January 14, 2015

The Volvo-sponsored program is designed to field a team of drivers to represent trucking to the public.

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