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LETTER TO FMCSA

KILLING A TRUCKER

The FMCSA was established as a separate administration within the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) on January 1, 2000, pursuant to the Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999. 349 more words

Accidents

TREADLE VALVE SURVEY (PART 3)

KILLING A TRUCK DRIVER

AIR BRAKE INFO SURVEY OF THE TREADLE VALVE PROBLEM

TREADLE VALVE SURVEY (PART 3)

ALLAN ON THE ROAD AGAIN VISITING WITH ALL HIS TRUCKER FRIENDS… 271 more words

Accidents

Port truckers resume strikes due to alleged wage theft

Jill Dunn | November 14, 2014
Drivers picketing at a similar strike held this year at Southern California ports.

Some port truckers serving the Port of Los Angeles and the Port of Long Beach began another work strike Thursday, protesting what they’ve said are retaliatory actions by their carriers and theft of wages. 285 more words

Trucking

FMCSA to press states on CDL program compliance

Overdrive Staff|November 12, 2014

  

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking approval for an information collection request in which it plans to question states on their progress of complying with Congressionally required upkeep of CDL-issuing agencies. 271 more words

Trucking

NTSB says FMCSA oversight, hands-free phone usage to blame for violent 2013 crash (with video)

James Jaillet|October 23, 2014

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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration should restrict the hands-free use of portable electronics and lapsed in its oversight of a problematic carrier, according to a recent report by the National Transportation Safety Board, who says both factors contributed to a May 2013 truck/train crash that caused a train derailment that led to an explosion. 202 more words

Trucking