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From the office of Senator Schumer

(Note, recently I sent Senator Schumer a note regarding the 34 restart period the following is the response from his office)

Thank you for your letter regarding hours of service rules for truck drivers. 297 more words

FMCSA Releases Free Smartphone App for easy CSA Score access

Today the FMCSA released a new,free app that is sure-to-be controversial. The smartphone app, called QCMobile, will  “allow for more convenient access to currently available online safety performance information for interstate truck and bus companies.” Safety information and USDOT registrations for motor carriers are now available at your fingertips, which will come in handy for law enforcement officials, insurers, brokers, and freight-forwarders. 112 more words

ELD UPDATE: Elog Mandate to Take Into Effect on September 30th

Late last week, the Department of Transportation announced that the final rule to mandate Electronic logging will now take into effect on September 30th, 2015, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration ( 182 more words

Congress Reexamining Insurance Minimums for the Trucking Industry

In 1980, Congress enacted regulation that the trucks have $750,000 in insurance.  And it has been that amount for thirty-five years, although in real terms that $750,000 is worth $4 million in today’s dollars. 339 more words

Trucking Accidents