Also in this Voices special edition podcast, operator dispatches on the California Air Resources Board's Truck and Bus Rule, which officially goes into effect for 1996-2006 model year engines Jan. 1.
77 percent of readers looked unfavorably on Senate Democrats' changing of filibuster rules.
UPDATED: Medical certification confusion — and a state by state resource guide for meeting Jan. 30 reporting deadline
Clearing up some of the confusion around self-reporting of CDL holders' medical certifications. Reporting deadline: Jan. 30, 2014; Kansas, Idaho here update their procedures since original story aired.
Is there hope for a good outcome of FMCSA's apparent focus on split sleep? Utilize 530-408-6423 to leave a message to contribute to a future podcast on the split-sleep subject.
Few comments have been filed on the public docket surrounding FMCSA's CSA display changes; those from owner-operators have largely focused on bedrock data-quality issues.
Any fuel-tax hike must come with "iron clad' provisions on misuse of funds for purposes other than highways, readers note -- meantime, the recent tax-hike bill's chances of passing?....
Owner-operators around the nation can voice their concerns with CARB regulations and newly proposed compliance alternatives via a Dec. 4 webcast meeting in Sacramento; further views in latest podcast.
A slight majority of readers seemed to think so. More than 50 percent voted a categorical “no” to the question of whether Iran should be able to pursue nuclear power development minus international economic sanctions.
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