Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

FMCSA inspector charged with bribery

Court charged agent sold a driver a CVSA sticker knowing the vehicle lacked the corresponding inspection.

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Sleep apnea meeting for transportation set

2011 Sleep Apnea & Multi-Modal Transportation Conference will be Nov. 8-9 at the Sheraton Baltimore City Center.

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Trucking reps hit hours plan

A House subcommittee heard testimony from trucking company leaders against the HOS proposal.

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FMCSA proposes medical record extensions

Under proposal, commercial drivers must retain a paper copy of the medical examiner’s certificate until Jan. 30, 2014.

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Researcher rejects hours studies

Former head of FMCSA research says recent studies contain many problems and shouldn’t be relied on to support the agency’s proposed changes.

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FMCSA advisory group sets June agenda

The public may attend the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee meeting in Alexandria, Va., June 20-22 or submit written comment by June 15.

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FMCSA proposes intermodal defect report rule

Proposal pertains to retaining driver-vehicle inspection reports when the driver has neither found nor been made aware of any defects.

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FMCSA seeks hours paperwork comments

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comment on its revised estimate of the paperwork burden of the hours of service rules.

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Roadside Attractions

Trying to outrunning a tornado, shipping alernatives, biking maps and sleep apnea are among the topics featured -- plus Channel 19 and Truck Gallery.

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Coalition objects to driver test restriction rule

Rule would prevent third-party testers from administering skills tests to applicants trained at the testers’ commercial school.

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