Regulations

Readers: More gun restriction won’t help

Nine out of ten Overdrive readers either favor the status quo on official gun control or call for fewer restrictions on ownership.

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The smell of an EOBR by any other name

If you're an EOBR mandate supporter, is "electronic logging device" or "electronic log" any sweeter? Public debate over the mandate suggests, well, roses.

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FMCSA opens enforcement toolkit for carriers

New materials from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration purport to help motor carriers manage safety issues in the prism of CSA.

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More parking now, please; alternatives to ‘sailboat fuel’

A reader follows up on our parking-push coverage from September 2012, and several offer preferred slang options for that lightest of loads -- nothing.

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Unified Carrier Registration enforcement starts Feb. 1

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance has recommended 2013 roadside enforcement of the Unified Carrier Registration to begin Feb. 1.

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California issues reefer compliance guide

California's Air Resources Board has created a new webpage to offer drivers and fleets guidance on determining the compliance of refrigerated units.

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Driver fatigue criteria questioned in court

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has requested a federal court’s intervention in what it describes as FMCSA amending out-of-service criteria outside the rulemaking process.

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Coffee, costs, photos, repairing CSA: Reader roundup

Rounding up reader views both serious and whimsical as 2013 heats up -- or cools down, as the case may be.

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Online Interface Makes it Easier for Drivers to Find Need-it-Now Parts

Manage MCS-150 data for CSA scoring

It's important for those with carrier authority to keep tabs on their annual self-reported vehicle-miles-traveled and power-unit information for CSA scoring purposes.

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Plaintiffs’ written arguments filed in CSA suit

A group of carriers, brokers and other trucking stakeholders filed written arguments in its case against FMCSA alleging agency overreach with its May CSA guidance.

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