A proposed rule mandating the use of electronic logging devices is expected to be published by FMCSA Jan. 29. The rule implementing a drug and alcohol clearinghouse of truck drivers is expected to be published Jan. 31.
Drivers must continue to carry paper copies of their medical examiner's certificate until Jan. 30, 2015, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced Jan. 10.
Failure to perform these 14 tasks will automatically fail you when the FMCSA comes calling for your New Entrant Safety Audit in the first 18 months you're in business.
In wake of Winter Storm Hercules and the extreme temperatures in impacted states, several states have issued exemptions or waivers of federal hours-of-service rules for truck drivers hauling fuel to or in those states.
Detail on the Monday, Jan. 13, webcast of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's first listening session on the subject.
As the Jan. 30 deadline looms for CDL holders to self-certify their operating and medical credentials with their license-issuing state, drivers may still need to carry paper cards.
A step-by-step guide to the necessary federal and other filings. Be prepared for paying fees and handling lots of forms.
Despite a DOT regulatory update from Tuesday, Jan. 7, that hinted a Safety Fitness Determination rule could come this month, the rule is not actually expected to be published until May 30.
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