Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Hours rules exemption extended in Gulf states

Haulers of certain loads are exempt from HOS until June 30 in the four Gulf Coast affected by the oil spill.

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Truckers cope with flooding crisis, the FMCSA begins its Pre-Employment Screening Program, a cross-border trucking program with Mexico will be announced soon, steps toward sleep disorder screening are taken and many more industry issues are featured.

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Captain Kirk Enterprises, a quilter and exemption from hours of service regulations are among the topics discussed.

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FMCSA sets procedure for routine rules

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration established rulemaking procedures for use on routine or noncontroversial rules.

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Agency offers revised CSA 2010 schedule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has developed a revised schedule for the rollout of the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010.

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CSA 2010 – your bittersweet change agent

I’ve yet to speak to anyone in trucking who’s overjoyed about Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010. After all, a much more meticulous safety mindset will be required to avoid getting caught on the radar of this huge data-crunching machine when it cranks up in December.             Some carriers in CSA 2010 test states have been to the mountain, seen the New World Order, and report that yes, it is a massive, intrusive project. But there’s a good ...

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Distracted driving meeting set

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration committee will meet June 8-10 to focus on distracted driving.

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Bills would retain truck lengths, weights

Senate, House measures would freeze truck lengths and weights on the National Highway System.

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Boston’s hazmat daytime ban extended

The City of Boston is working under a 45-day extension of its daytime ban on trucks carrying hazardous materials. The federal government had just lifted the ban May 17 after city officials repeatedly failed to justify the ban as required by law. City officials had asked the government for a nine-month extension. Trucks hauling hazardous materials through Boston will be allowed to drive through only between 6 p.m. and 7 a.m., which continues a restriction the city ...

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Boston’s hazmat daytime ban extended

The city is working under a 45-day extension of its daytime ban on trucks carrying hazardous materials.

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