Although President Trump’s recommended $1 trillion public/private infrastructure investment plan has garnered most of the discussion in transportation circles regarding his fiscal year 2018 proposed budget, the budget highlights for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration signals departure from President Obama’s FMCSA in the oversight of the trucking industry. Read more.
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HCL will dive into the FMCSA 49 CFR subpart E Part 172 about labeling and marking regulations when shipping hazardous materials.
The Department of Transportation (DOT) has set forth a series of strict shipping and marking regulations that transporters must comply with. 168 more words
Two Virginia-based trucking companies and their executives have been charged with conspiracy, falsifying records, false statements, wire fraud, wire fraud conspiracy, and money laundering conspiracy related to hours of service and labor violations. 172 more words
Original article written for Grizella LLC
February 13, 2017
FMCSA’s Unified Registration System (URS) began a phased launch in December 2015. New applicants since then have been required to use the new URS online-only application when requesting registration and their USDOT number because, as of January 2017 the FMCSA was no longer to be accepting applications in the form of paperwork or faxes. 470 more words
Article originally written for Grizella LLC.
September 13, 2016
Since the passing of the FAST Act in December 2015, the FMCSA has temporarily removed vital carrier compliance and safety information from public view, meaning that moving into the new year CSA scores were no longer visible to the public for purposes of gauging a carrier’s safety. 664 more words