Regulations

CSA criticized at House hearing

For the second time in a month, House members and witnesses blasted the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.

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ATA asks Texas to reconsider 85 mph highway

The American Trucking Associations is urging the Texas Transportation Commission to reverse its decision to allow vehicles to travel 85 miles per hour on a privately-managed stretch of State Highway 130.

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Mexican carriers drive most in California, Texas

Participating carriers have accumulated 43,299 total miles in California and Texas since the first participating carrier crossed the border Oct. 14.

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Vigillo’s new CSA driver rating index

New "Daylight Driver Index" functions like a credit score for a driver's safety performance, utilizing CSA data, the company says.

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Regulatory review: FMCSA wants you

At this week's MCSAC meeting, discussions of driver involvement in regulatory review processes dominated the second day.

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Navistar to pay $3,800 per non-compliant engine

The Environmental Protection Agency has issued its final rule regarding Navistar's efforts to produce an EGR-only heavy-duty diesel engine.

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Much to change, much to talk about: CSA

The August 2012 MCSAC meeting saw a robust debate centered around the CSA programs flaws and ways to correct them. Here find a few bright (and in some cases dark) moments from the dialogue.

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CSA: DataQs reform, more debated by MCSAC

Other top issues the MCSAC will address at its first special CSA Subcommittee meeting in October were fundamental questions of its effectiveness and goals.

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How American cars got air bags

The long and circuitous process toward the final codification of a regulation.

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EOBR mandate, CSA rating proposals coming early 2013

FMCSA looks to have electronic log rule in place by October 2013.

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