A rule mandating the use of electronic onboard recorders by truck drivers is expected to be proposed Nov. 18.
Owner-operators and fleet representatives said changes to the hours of service limits will negatively impact flexibility, productivity and driver rest.
A Colorado construction debris hauling fleet, E & K Trucking, has been issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order.
Deployed by the Drivewyze bypass service provider with technology partners, hopes for so-called electronic inspections are that they'd ultimately by accepted by FMCSA as credit on a carrier's CSA profile.
A study released this week says that FMCSA has miscalculated the yearly cost-benefit of the upcoming hours-of-service rule changes by $322 million.
The court ruled that the Port of Los Angeles can't require trucks entering the port to display special placards nor make trucking companies submit off-street parking plans for trucks not in service.
Has FMCSA's CSA program had an unintended (or, perhaps, intended) consequence of giving inspectors license to hassle small operators simply for the fact that they are small companies?
An FMCSA rep says a new site is coming for public display of CSA scores to more accurately portray safety risk in an attempt to mitigate carriers' concerns of the public nature of the scores.
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