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OOIDA Seeks to Exempt ‘Small-Business Truckers’ from ELD Rule
OOIDA Seeks to Exempt ‘Small-Business Truckers’ from ELD Rule

November 21, 2017
With the new electronic logging device mandate set to take effect in less than four weeks, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has petitioned...

FMCSA to Issue 90-Day ELD Waiver to Ag Haulers
FMCSA to Issue 90-Day ELD Waiver to Ag Haulers

November 20, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will be issuing to haulers of agricultural commodities a 90-day temporary waiver of the new electronic...

Senate Committee Gives Martinez Thumbs Up to Head FMCSA
Senate Committee Gives Martinez Thumbs Up to Head FMCSA

November 8, 2017
The Senate Commerce Committee has advanced the nomination of Raymond Martinez as Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to the...

FMCSA to Tap Louisiana's Gautreaux as Deputy Administrator
FMCSA to Tap Louisiana's Gautreaux as Deputy Administrator

November 2, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected to soon name Louisiana Motor Transport Association Executive Director Cathy Gautreaux as the...

FMCSA Nominee Martinez Committed to ELD Rule
FMCSA Nominee Martinez Committed to ELD Rule

November 1, 2017
President Trump’s nominee for Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said in Senate testimony that he will not delay...

FMCSA Seeks Comment on Flexible Sleeper Berth Pilot
FMCSA Seeks Comment on Flexible Sleeper Berth Pilot

October 30, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is now seeking public comment on its proposed pilot program to make more flexible the sleeper-berth...

Proposed CSA Scoring-Improvement Method Gets Thumbs Up
Proposed CSA Scoring-Improvement Method Gets Thumbs Up

October 22, 2017
ORLANDO - Boiled down to its essence, the review of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program by the National Academies of Science found that the...

FMCSA Issues Two Narrow ELD Exemptions to All Carriers
FMCSA Issues Two Narrow ELD Exemptions to All Carriers

October 20, 2017
Having decided to grant part of a United Parcel Service request for a limited 5-year exemption from some provisions of the electronic logging device...

Capitol Hill Dems Float Bill to Force Sleep-Apnea Rule
Capitol Hill Dems Float Bill to Force Sleep-Apnea Rule

September 29, 2017
Six weeks after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration pulled their advance notice of proposed rulemaking...

House Rejects One of Two Anti-ELD Measures
House Rejects One of Two Anti-ELD Measures

September 6, 2017
Late in the evening of Sept. 6, the amendment sponsored by Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX)-- which sought to prevent funding of the electronic logging device rule...