Regulations

OOIDA sues agency over violation appeals process

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

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Agency orders Colorado trucking company to cease operation

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.

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DOT shuts down another driver after fatal accident

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.

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

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

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Driver shut down after crashing tanker while drinking

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

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FMCSA relaxes rules for relief haulers to Oklahoma

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 wide swath of destruction through the town of Moore and surrounding areas. The declaration provides broad regulatory exemptions to CFR Parts 390-399 for truck carriers and operators providing emergency relief materials and services to Oklahoma customers. Drivers for motor carriers operating ...

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Latest Mexican applicants drawing concerns, questions

The Owner-Operator Independent Driver Association is questioning a Mexican carrier’s application to the cross-border trucking pilot program, while other organizations are concerned over two new applicants.

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Hours recap: New regs bringing old practice to the fore?; OK tornado intel

More and more under new hours rules, drivers and owner-operators are expecting a turn away from the restart and back to the recap. You? Also: A brief update on OK tornado relief expectations.

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Hours restart looming July 1

Could the July 1 hours changes be much ado about nothing? Many Overdrive readers say so -- but for some drivers with little control over weekly scheduling routinely maximizing driving hours, the change may bust the bottom line.

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Mexican bus carrier ordered to cease U.S. operation

Still in the midst of its "Quick Strike" operation started last month, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has ordered Mexican-based bus company Autobuses Zacatecanos to cease all operations in the U.S.

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