Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Reader offers top 10 regulatory wish list

TruckerPetition.org founder offers her best recommendations to DOT for prioritizing regulatory review.

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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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Joe Biden on the big-rig business

Trucking could use a little more of what the Vice President seems to have had back in 1973, a true empathy for the realities of the independent trucking business.

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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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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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FMCSA sets policy deadlines

The FMCSA provided notice of its policy that it must receive a new entrant motor carrier’s evidence of corrective action within 15 days of the date of a new entrant safety audit failure notice or within 10 days of the date of an expedited action notice.

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Mexican carriers’ EOBRs flag hours ‘violations’

FMCSA Associate Administrator Bill Quade updated the MCSAC August 27 on progress in the U.S. Mexican cross-border trucking program.

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FMCSA renames ‘Fatigued Driving’ CSA category, among changes

Changes to the CSA program -- including a new Hazmat category, adjustments to speeding severity weights and more -- will go live in December.

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Our favorite agency: Guess who’s on Facebook…

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's new Facebook page could be a great venue for drivers to get their viewpoints heard by the general public. Also: detail on an upcoming public meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee.

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