Regulations

Who’s keeping score: PSP is driver-info ‘gold standard’

| February 11, 2013

FMCSA's Pre-employment Screening Program is the only place to find full driver-specific detail of the information contained in the Motor Carrier Management Information System database that underpins CSA.

Hours rules suspended in states struck by winter storm

| February 11, 2013

Several states hit by winter storm "Nemo" this weekend have suspended hours of service rules for drivers carrying emergency supplies.

Industry, safety advocates split on CSA ‘work in progress’

| February 07, 2013

The Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's 10-member CSA subcommittee issued recommendations with no small amount of dissent on the issues of crash fault and CSA scores' public display.

Cuts may not include most trucking safety programs

| February 06, 2013

While budget cuts loom and federal officials make contingency plans, motor carrier safety programs remain exempt from significant reductions.

CSA’s batting average: MCSAC snapshot

| February 06, 2013

The program has hit one out of the park in getting carriers' attention, but MCSAC CSA Subcommittee members point to more strikeouts than base hits.

Panel highlights CSA data-quality issues

| February 05, 2013

The Feb.5, 2013, meeting of the FMCSA's CSA Subcommitte to the MCSAC advisory board revealed data quality is a top stakeholder concern with the enforcement regime.

Board says FMCSA should gather driver employment history, give to carriers

| February 04, 2013

In what would essentially be another roadblock for drivers looking at finding a new driving job, the NTSB has recommended FMCSA to gather driver employment history and require carriers to use it.

DOT studying truck parking, size and weight limits

| February 04, 2013

The U.S. Department of Transportation is researching truck size and weights and will soon begin studying availability of truck parking by state.

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