July 25, 2014
Anne Ferro will step down next month from her post as chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. She has served as Administrator since 2009. She will become president and CEO of the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators.
July 22, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is warning carriers to be on the lookout for new fraud schemes as thieves try to get financial or banking information.
June 19, 2014
A group of small carriers and brokers lost their legal challenge of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s CSA safety enforcement program. In a ruling handed down Wednesday the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit dismissed the suit by the Alliance for Safe, Efficient and Competitive Truck Transportation
May 22, 2014
American Trucking Associations is seeking an exemption from the hours-of-service rule for drivers serving natural gas or oil wells.
May 21, 2014
The American Trucking Associations is trying to get Congress to cut off funding for the restart provision of the hours of service rule -- a maneuver that has provoked a sharp response from Anne Ferro, chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and concern among some carriers and the enforcement community.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is reminding the trucking industry Wednesday marks the start of new regulations requiring that all U.S. DOT physicals must be performed by a qualified health professional listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.
May 20, 2014
The owner of a Colorado-based moving company was sentenced earlier this month to nearly three years home confinement following him pleading guilty last year to charges of defrauding customers.
May 16, 2014
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association responded with criticism on Friday to a recent study by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, which claims that electronic logging devices would lower truck crash rates.
May 15, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is allowing an extra month for comments on its proposed electronic logging rule. The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, representing state police and other enforcement interests, had asked the agency for the one-month extension.
April 22, 2014
The American Transportation Research Institute on Tuesday released the findings of its evaluation of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s field study report on the new hours-of0service rules.
April 15, 2014
The owner of a Massachusetts trucking company got far less than the maximum penalty for attempting to bribe a Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration official.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a date of April 29 and 30 has been set for the next meeting of the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's Compliance, Safety, Accountability subcommittee in Arlington, Va.
September 1, 2007
Once again, "safety" advocates have thrown a monkey wrench into truck driver hours of service rules.
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