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FMCSA Defends Crash Data as ‘Clearly Sufficient’
FMCSA Defends Crash Data as ‘Clearly Sufficient’

October 8, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration released a report on Oct 8 that finds that “the amount of data used in the agency’s Safety Measurement...

ELD Mandate Pushed Back One Month
ELD Mandate Pushed Back One Month

September 17, 2015
Citing the need for “additional coordination,” the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued a “new projected date” of October 30th for issuing...

Federal Panels to Discuss Driver Wellness Initiative
Federal Panels to Discuss Driver Wellness Initiative

September 4, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced that its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee and Medical Review Board will meet jointly...

Darling Nominated to be FMCSA Administrator
Darling Nominated to be FMCSA Administrator

August 5, 2015
Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in all but name for the past year, T.F. Scott Darling III has been nominated to fill that...

Did FMCSA Spin Report on HOS Restart?
Did FMCSA Spin Report on HOS Restart?

July 31, 2015
The day after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration stated its general satisfaction with a Government Accountability Office study of the...

Bill Could Be First Step to Younger Truck Drivers
Bill Could Be First Step to Younger Truck Drivers

July 10, 2015
A Senate bill would instruct FMCSA to conduct a pilot study of lowering the age at which Class A CDL holders can drive trucks across state lines.

Senate Advances Pro-Trucking Measures
Senate Advances Pro-Trucking Measures

June 26, 2015
Before heading out the door on June 26 for an 11-day Congressional recess, the Republican majority in the Senate flexed its political muscle to move forward...

Senate Bill Would Require Non-CSA Carrier Hiring Standard
Senate Bill Would Require Non-CSA Carrier Hiring Standard

May 28, 2015
Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) and co-sponsor Senator Roy Blunt (R-MO) have introduced a bill that aims to create a “national hiring standard” for motor...

DOT to Audit FMCSA High-Risk Investigative Practices
DOT to Audit FMCSA High-Risk Investigative Practices

May 6, 2015
The Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General has announced it will audit the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s investigative...

Proposed Rule Would Simplify Insulin Exemption for Drivers
Proposed Rule Would Simplify Insulin Exemption for Drivers

May 4, 2015
The FMCSA has proposed that drivers with controlled insulin-treated diabetes mellitus be permitted to operate commercial motor vehicles without first...