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FMCSA: New Final Rule Eases Way to CDLs for Military Vets
FMCSA: New Final Rule Eases Way to CDLs for Military Vets

October 12, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced a final rule that simplifies for current and former military personnel the process for...

ATA’s Spear Slams Proposed Speed-Limiter Rule
ATA’s Spear Slams Proposed Speed-Limiter Rule

October 4, 2016
The president and CEO of the American Trucking Associations has bluntly assessed as “dangerous” the key provisions of the proposed federal speed-limiter...

FMCSA Seeks Comment on Medical Review Report Filed for Proposed Diabetes Rule
FMCSA Seeks Comment on Medical Review Report Filed for Proposed Diabetes Rule

September 9, 2016
Another step has been completed in a proposed rulemaking that would allow CDL drivers with controlled insulin-treated diabetes mellitus to operate...

DOT Finally Proposes Truck Speed-Limiter Rule
DOT Finally Proposes Truck Speed-Limiter Rule

August 26, 2016
Federal safety regulators are proposing that heavy-duty vehicles be equipped with speed-limiting devices set to a specific maximum speed.

FMCSA Medical Board to Review Comments on Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule
FMCSA Medical Board to Review Comments on Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule

August 9, 2016
With the extended comment period on the impact a sleep-apnea rule might have on CMV drivers closed for several weeks, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...

CVSA Upbeat on FAST Act Impact on Carrier Safety
CVSA Upbeat on FAST Act Impact on Carrier Safety

July 14, 2016
As the Commercial Vehicle Safety Association sees it, the FAST Act highway bill included numerous provisions that, once implemented, will improve motor...

Ohio Eases Way for Deaf or Hearing-Impaired Drivers to Get CDLs
Ohio Eases Way for Deaf or Hearing-Impaired Drivers to Get CDLs

July 8, 2016
Ohio state agencies have teamed up to develop procedures for deaf or hearing-impaired Ohioans who qualify for a federal hearing-exemption waiver to train...

FMCSA Proposes Taking Closer Look at Non-Preventable Crashes
FMCSA Proposes Taking Closer Look at Non-Preventable Crashes

July 7, 2016
Findings from a proposed demo program could lead FMCSA to allow the removal of certain non-preventable crashes so they do not count against a carrier’s...

FMCSA Garners Assist in Court Fight over ELD Rule
FMCSA Garners Assist in Court Fight over ELD Rule

June 23, 2016
The courtroom battle over the validity of the electronic logging device mandate has heated up. An amicus brief filed by two safety advocacy groups backs up...

FMCSA Defends ELD Rule Against OOIDA Court Challenge
FMCSA Defends ELD Rule Against OOIDA Court Challenge

June 16, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration forcefully defended its Electronic Logging Device rule in a court brief filed June 15. The filing was in...