Regulations

California regulations drive out owner-operators

| June 01, 2013

Owner-operators are being driven out of business and the market value of used trucks has been hijacked by the ever-tightening emissions regulations in California, said a panel this week.

FMCSA studying driver harassment potential of e-logs

| May 29, 2013

The agency says it will do in-depth interviews with carriers to determine “the extent to which could be used by motor carriers or enforcement personnel to harass drivers or monitor drive productivity."

OOIDA sues agency over violation appeals process

| May 24, 2013

OOIDA is suing the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for the second time in a year over its violation appeals process.

Agency orders Colorado trucking company to cease operation

| May 24, 2013

After it uncovered a litany of regulatory violations, FMCSA has issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order to Colorado-based trucking company GD Cars.

DOT shuts down another driver after fatal accident

| May 23, 2013

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has shut down South Carolina-based trucker Arnold Bradford Williams after he was charged with reckless homicide and possessing an open alcohol beverage container.

DOT head nominee Anthony Foxx’s confirmation hearing ‘non-controversial’

| May 23, 2013

According to reports, DOT head nominee Anthony Foxx faced little in the way of opposition during a Senate confirmation hearing.

Driver shut down after crashing tanker while drinking

| May 22, 2013

FMCSA has ordered Bobby Cleveland to cease operation after — while drinking — he overturned his truck while hauling 2,400 gallons of propane.

FMCSA relaxes rules for relief haulers to Oklahoma

| May 21, 2013

Darrell L. Ruban, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Field Administrator, declared a regional emergency as of 10 a.m. EDT, May 21, 2013, for the state of Oklahoma following the May 20 tornado that cut a ...

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