Fleet Management

FMCSA Coercion Proposal Clears OMB

May 01, 2014

SHARING TOOLS        | Print Subscribe

The White House Office of Management and Budget has cleared a proposal to prohibit coercion of drivers by carriers, shippers or receivers.

OMB sent the proposed rule back to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, typically a signal that a Federal Register notice is pending.

The proposal is a companion to the electronic logging mandate that is now pending at the agency.

The two proposals are related by a 2011 court order that told the agency it has to make sure that carriers cannot use electronic logging to coerce drivers. In addition, the current highway law, MAP-21 extends the coercion ban to shippers, receivers and transportation intermediaries.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Maximum 2000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

Newsletter

We offer e-newsletters that deliver targeted news and information for the entire fleet industry.



GotQuestions?

LUBRICANTS

The expert, Mark Betner from Citgo will answer your questions
Ask a question

Sponsored by


WHEEL ENDS SOLUTIONS

Wheel end expert Jeff Geist from STEMCO will answer your questions
Ask a question

Sponsored by

Magazine