The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has started the process of registering FMCSA-approved electronic logging devices in preparation for the upcoming ELD mandate, which likely will begin sometime in 2017.
Motor carriers running 2007 year-model reefer units in California must purchase a diesel particulate filter for their reefer engines by Friday, Oct. 31, to be in compliance with the states reefer emissions regs.
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An FMCSA advisory committee discussion offered insight into how the agency will proceed with its rulemaking to increase liability insurance minimums and the potential consequences facing small business truckers if and when an increase occurs.
Industry representatives worried that the questionnaire would put yet another stumbling block in the driver medical certification process; doctors argued it would help document their determination of whether a driver is fit to receive a medical card.
The common refrain that the hours rules need to better encourage drivers to "drive when rested and sleep when tired" to be tested by the FMCSA.
California’s Air Resources Board issued regulatory guidance this week saying the state is cleared to enforce elements of its emissions regulations that require truck and trailer owners to install aerodynamic add-on devices and use certain tires.
File this under “no news can sometimes be news” — Two trucking-related federal rules in the works have missed projected schedules for their advancement through the rulemaking process.
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