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What's going on with plummeting inspections?

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration yesterday issued a long press release proclaiming that the commercial motor vehicle (CMV) roadside and traffic enforcement (TD) interventions the agency oversees… 874 more words


FMCSA sends entry-level driver training rule to White House, final stop before publication

A proposed federal rule set to spell out required minimum training standards for new entrant truck drivers has been sent from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to the White Houses’ Office of Management and Budget for approval. 187 more words

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Oops: Appropriations bill may have done away with 34-hour restart entirely


Todd Dills|February 12, 2016

Turns out the 34-hour restart-related item inthe late-2015 Congressional appropriations bill may have done a little more than was intended. 538 more words


FMCSA proposes new rules for motor carrier "Safety Fitness Determinations"

On January 15, 2016, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposed a new rule to enhance the Agency’s ability to identify non-compliant motor carriers.   396 more words


CMV Drivers and the Medical Examiner National Registry

Carriers and CMV drivers should be knowledgeable about the creation of the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners (National Registry), a new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) program.   310 more words

Does this Sound Safe to You? If Not, Please Take Action ...

What do you think?
 Would it be okay with you if people just learning to drive, that held only a learners permit and who had little to zero highway experience, could legally operate an 80,000 lb. 2,204 more words


Congress changes in the Transportation Industry for 2016

Highway Bill – FAST Act (Fixing America’s Surface Transport Act)

Signed into law by President Obama last month, this bipartisan legislation will finally give relief to the industry that has not seen a multiple year (6 years) funded Highway Bill since 2005. 446 more words