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FMCSA Grants Rest-Break Exemption to Defense Carriers
FMCSA Grants Rest-Break Exemption to Defense Carriers

October 28, 2013
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration granted a rest-break exemption from the hours-of-service rules to carriers serving the Department of Defense.

Fight Over 34-Hour Restart Heats Up as Deadline Nears
Fight Over 34-Hour Restart Heats Up as Deadline Nears

December 8, 2014
With Congress up against a December 11 deadline to pass an appropriations bill, trucking interests and safety groups are battling over an amendment that...

FMCSA Study: Costs of Crash Accountability Outweigh Benefits
FMCSA Study: Costs of Crash Accountability Outweigh Benefits

January 21, 2015
The difficulty and cost of including crash fault in the CSA safety enforcement system appears to outweigh the benefits, according to an analysis by the...

New Study Puts Spotlight on FMCSA Insurance Requirement
New Study Puts Spotlight on FMCSA Insurance Requirement

June 6, 2013
A group of trucking companies released research indicating that the federal insurance requirement for the industry is too low, but others such as ATA and...

House Amendment Would Stop FMCSA Insurance Rulemaking
House Amendment Would Stop FMCSA Insurance Rulemaking

June 10, 2014
UPDATED -- The U.S. House approved an amendment that would stop the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration from changing insurance minimums. The...

Higher Fines Are Among FMCSA Rule Changes
Higher Fines Are Among FMCSA Rule Changes

October 1, 2013
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is implementing a number of rule changes required by last year’s highway law, including higher fines for...

ELD Proposal Open for Comments

March 27, 2014
The clock has started for comments on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed electronic log mandate. The proposal will be published in...

Enforcement Community Spells Out What it Wants in Highway Bill
Enforcement Community Spells Out What it Wants in Highway Bill

January 29, 2014
Police and roadside inspectors are calling for changes in how the Department of Transportation administers the truck safety program. At a hearing Tuesday...

Drivers Must Hold Copy of Medical Certification for Another Year
Drivers Must Hold Copy of Medical Certification for Another Year

January 9, 2014
UPDATED -- Drivers are going to have to keep a copy of their medical certificate on hand for another year, says the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

GAO Highlights Shortcomings in CSA Program
GAO Highlights Shortcomings in CSA Program

February 4, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s CSA safety enforcement program has been successful in some respects but needs improvements, says the...