An FMCSA committee will meet this month to begin work on the agency's plan to raise the minimum amount of liability insurance required by carriers.
FMCSA's so-called Prohibition of Coercion rule has cleared the next hurdle in the rulemaking process, as the White House's Office of Management and Budget has given the regulation its stamp of approval.
The Obama administration's highway bill provisions include driver compensation reform, including a requirement that carriers pay drivers for time spent on-duty but not driving.
Audio from Panther's Irwin Shires and Transplace's Tom Sanderson at the CSA Subcommittee meeting shows difficulties of carriers dealing with the mark of the CSA program.
The Obama administration's transportation funding plan has officially made its way to Congress, as Department of Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx unveiled the four-year, $302 billion plan April 29. Trucking groups, however, disapprove of the bill and its allowance of tolling Interstates.
Full implementation of the Safety Fitness Determination rule, which would replace the current safety-rating system, could follow two years after a hoped-for September proposal. More news from MCSAC's CSA Subcommittee meeting...
You shouldn’t have to invest in electronic logging technology to continue proving that you're safe.
The Department of Labor has ordered an Iowa-based carrier to pay a driver $123,203 in back wages and reinstate him after the department's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found the carrier to have violated federal retaliation laws.
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