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FMCSA Outlines Long-Term Plan for Driver Fitness Rating
FMCSA Outlines Long-Term Plan for Driver Fitness Rating

July 10, 2013
Federal safety officials have a vision for a driver fitness rating system, but it will take close to a decade to get it done. In a recent report to...

With Final Report Due Soon, House Freight Panel Takes on Truck Weights
With Final Report Due Soon, House Freight Panel Takes on Truck Weights

October 2, 2013
A panel of legislators looking for ways to improve freight transportation is close to finishing its analysis and will post its report by the end of the month.

ELog Proposal Goes to Office of Management and Budget

August 9, 2013
The Transportation Department sent its proposed Electronic Logging Devices rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget for final vetting before...

Trucking Group Challenges Insinuations in Pilot Flying J Case
Trucking Group Challenges Insinuations in Pilot Flying J Case

August 23, 2013
Questions about the role of a key player in the litigation against Pilot Flying J prompted a strong rebuttal from the trucking company group. Lane Kidd,...

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...

FMCSA Stops Enforcing Break Requirement on Short-Haul Drivers
FMCSA Stops Enforcing Break Requirement on Short-Haul Drivers

August 7, 2013
Moving quickly to enforce last week’s court decision on hours of service, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will no longer enforce the...

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...

Carriers Air Concerns about Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse
Carriers Air Concerns about Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse

May 12, 2014
There’s a big loophole in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposal to create a drug and alcohol clearinghouse, according to transportation...

Senate Halts Debate on HOS Restart Provision
Senate Halts Debate on HOS Restart Provision

June 19, 2014
Partisan differences halted Senate debate on an appropriations bill that includes a suspension of the 34-hour restart provision of the hours of service...

HOS Restart in Spotlight on Capitol Hill
HOS Restart in Spotlight on Capitol Hill

June 4, 2014
Truck driver hours of service took center stage Tuesday as Senators grilled Anne Ferro, chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, on the new...