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FMCSA Publishes URS Final Rule

The launch of the FMCSA’s new Unified Registration System happens in 2015, but the association has set a date of Nov. 1 for biennial updates. 495 more words


Carriers are Being Hit With Fraudulent Letters

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA), fraudulent letters, claiming to be sent by a Department of Transportation Executive, are being sent to Carriers. 281 more words


Charter Bus Carrying FIRST Robotics Competitors Overturns

COLUMBUS, OH (WBNS) – A charter bus was headed from St. Louis, Mo. to Queens, N.Y. on Sunday when it overturned around 7 a.m. Sunday. 176 more words


Summary of Hours-of-Service HOS Regulations - Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

HOS Final Rule Most drivers must follow the HOS Regulations if they drive a commercial motor vehicle, or CMV.

In general, a CMV is a vehicle that is used as part of a business and is involved in interstate commerce and fits any of these descriptions: … 228 more words


Class 8 Truck Sales Still Declining.

Class 8 truck sales declined in July, to the surprise of no one in the trucking industry.

16,421 Class 8 tractors were sold in July compared to 17,484 in June, a drop of 6.1 percent. 442 more words


Proposed New FMCSA Regulations

The American Trucking Associations’ (ATA)┬áhave called the majority of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed changes to hours-of-service, “arbitrary and capricious”.

The ATA filed a brief on July 24 with the U.S. 648 more words


Some things do not remain the same

Recently, there havRecently, there have been many discussions about cell phone usage, bans and restrictions in regards to commercial vehicle drivers. It seems appropriate for us to share an article that was published back in December 2011 from HNi which discusses acceptable mobile devices and reviews the details of what is considered a “compliant mobile device”. 304 more words