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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...

Missouri Wants Exemptions to Help Turn Veterans into Truckers
Missouri Wants Exemptions to Help Turn Veterans into Truckers

April 20, 2016
The Show-Me State is showing how the federal government could make it easier for vets to become truckers.

FMCSA Seeks Input on Beyond Compliance Recognition Program
FMCSA Seeks Input on Beyond Compliance Recognition Program

April 19, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is requesting public input on its Beyond Compliance carrier safety-recognition program.

Fatal Truck-Involved Crashes Drop, But Injury Crashes Increase
Fatal Truck-Involved Crashes Drop, But Injury Crashes Increase

April 18, 2016
The number of large trucks involved in fatal crashes decreased by 5%, from 3,921 to 3,744, in 2014 vs. 2013, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety...

FMCSA: Use New Driver Medical Forms Starting April 20
FMCSA: Use New Driver Medical Forms Starting April 20

April 14, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is reminding Medical Examiners and commercial motor vehicle drivers that certified MEs performing physical...

Trucking Groups Slam FMCSA Approach to Safety-Fitness Rule
Trucking Groups Slam FMCSA Approach to Safety-Fitness Rule

April 12, 2016
A coalition of trucking interests has come out bluntly critical of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s efforts to put in place its proposed...

FMCSA: Safety-Fitness Proposal Gives Carriers Fixed Target
FMCSA: Safety-Fitness Proposal Gives Carriers Fixed Target

April 7, 2016
“Carriers will always know what their [safety fitness] target is,” Joe DeLorenzo, Director of Enforcement and Compliance, told reporters during an April 7...

FMSCA Denies Oil-Patch HOS Exemption Request
FMSCA Denies Oil-Patch HOS Exemption Request

March 28, 2016
FMCSA has denied an application for an exemption from the 14-hour provision of the hours-of-service rules that would have let truck drivers serving oil and...