Two carriers who applied for participation in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's cross-border trucking pilot program with Mexico were denied entrance due to a failed safety audit.
Bypass systems work well for carriers with a good safety-performance history to help them avoid the extra scrutiny rolling over the scales gets a truck and its driver.
In February 2013, about 35 percent of fleet surveyed said they use electronic logs or electronic onboard recorders in all of their trucks, up from 25 percent from last May.
FMCSA has submitted a rule to the Office of Management and Budget that would create a database of drivers who have failed or refused a drug or alcohol test.
A few small trucking company owners took the opportunity last week to give California's Air Resources Board "an earful."
Atlanta-based carrier Southern Transportation Inc. has been ordered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to shut down its operations.
Under CSA, you don't want to take any chances about whether your equipment will pass inspection. Check these Overdrive articles for help.
Inspectors around the nation know well the low-hanging fruit for violations in certain industry segments.
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