Regulations

Two Mexican carriers fail entrance audit for U.S. authority

| April 05, 2013

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 reduce inspection likelihood

| April 03, 2013

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.

EOBRs gaining fleet penetration, survey shows

| April 02, 2013

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.

Drug, alcohol database rule inches closer to approval

| April 02, 2013

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.

Frustrated with California regs? So are these guys

| April 01, 2013

A few small trucking company owners took the opportunity last week to give California's Air Resources Board "an earful."

Agency shuts down Atlanta trucking company

| April 01, 2013

Atlanta-based carrier Southern Transportation Inc. has been ordered by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to shut down its operations.

Staying ahead of the inspectors

| April 01, 2013

Under CSA, you don't want to take any chances about whether your equipment will pass inspection. Check these Overdrive articles for help.

Inconsistent enforcement: Know your vulnerabilities

| March 29, 2013

Inspectors around the nation know well the low-hanging fruit for violations in certain industry segments.

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