FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro

DOT shuts down J&A Transportation over violations

FMCSA says New Jersey-based J&A Transportation posed an imminent hazard to public safety and ordered it to close its operations.

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Ruling bans handheld phones for truckers Jan. 3

A ruling was issued Wednesday banning commercial truckers from using handheld phones while driving.

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Drivers call for hours changes

Drivers and others in trucking called for more flexibility in sleeper berth regulations Friday, March 26, during the fifth public hearing on revising the hours of service rule. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration held the day-long meeting at a convention center in Louisville, Ky. FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro, who has attended some of the hearings, said the challenge is finding ways to make the regs more flexible, but in ways that will “protect us from those ...

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