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How to file a coercion or harassment complaint
Filing a coercion complaint can be done via the FMCSA’s National Consumer Complaint Database in the “Driver” section. Also here, a look at the concentration of coercion complaints, by state, over the four years the Coercion Rule has been in place.
December 19, 2019
Parties other than carriers now subject to enforcement under the coercion rule
One standout aspect of the coercion rule is that it marked the first time the FMCSA gained some authority to investigate and fine shippers and receivers not already under its regulatory purview. The rule also broadened agency authorities over brokers. Results, however, are a decidedly mixed bag four years in.
December 12, 2019
Cracks in the system: Blowing the whistle on coercion
In the more than four years since FMCSA’s driver protection rule took effect, results have been indirect at best, minimal at worst, when drivers report they’ve been pressured to violate regs.
December 9, 2019
Learning to shift up in a driving career
There’s no one level of professional driving that’s necessarily right for everyone. That was one takeaway from the “Shift Into Success” class held Thursday at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas.
August 23, 2019
Hours of Service
Truckers push flexibility case at latest hours of service listening session
The FMCSA's Ray Martinez listened to truckers voice their opinions about hours of service regulations at the Guilty by Association Truck Show in Joplin, MO.
October 2, 2018
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