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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...

FMCSA Extends Sleep-Apnea Comment Deadline
FMCSA Extends Sleep-Apnea Comment Deadline

June 8, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has extended the public-comment period on the impact a sleep-apnea rule might have on CMV drivers.

HOS Restart Reform Keeps Cranking on Capitol Hill
HOS Restart Reform Keeps Cranking on Capitol Hill

May 19, 2016
Updated on May 20: A House Appropriations subcommittee has advanced language to “fix” the Hour of Service rule’s 34-hour restart provisions that goes...

Trucking Alliance Opposes HOS Fix in Senate Bill
Trucking Alliance Opposes HOS Fix in Senate Bill

May 2, 2016
A coalition of major carriers has come out firmly opposed to language put forth by the Senate Appropriations Committee to fix earlier legislative wording...

FMCSA Slates Roundtable on Broker/Forwarder Financial Responsibility
FMCSA Slates Roundtable on Broker/Forwarder Financial Responsibility

April 28, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host what it calls an “informal roundtable” on the financial responsibility of property brokers and...

Trucking Regulations in the Pipeline: Update from NPTC
Trucking Regulations in the Pipeline: Update from NPTC

April 25, 2016
It took him all of an hour and a half, but Rick Schweitzer, general counsel for the National Private Truck Council, gamely managed to get across the key...