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FMCSA to Let Carriers Dispute Crash Fault
FMCSA to Let Carriers Dispute Crash Fault

July 27, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will launch on Aug. 1 a demonstration program that will enable motor carriers to dispute the determination...

Truck Groups Ask Chao to Kill Safety Fitness Determination Proposal
Truck Groups Ask Chao to Kill Safety Fitness Determination Proposal

February 21, 2017
A large coalition of groups representing property and passenger carriers is requesting that Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao rescind the Carrier...

Trucking and CSA Reform: The $64,000 Question
Trucking and CSA Reform: The $64,000 Question

July 6, 2017
In his Passing Zone blog, Executive Editor David Cullen explains why even with a mandated report recommending reform, trucking should not expect any quick...

FMCSA Slates Summertime Road Show Regional Forums
FMCSA Slates Summertime Road Show Regional Forums

August 10, 2017
With no fanfare and nearly as little publicity, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has begun holding day-long regional forums to discuss how to...

Proposed CSA Scoring-Improvement Method Gets Thumbs Up
Proposed CSA Scoring-Improvement Method Gets Thumbs Up

October 22, 2017
ORLANDO - Boiled down to its essence, the review of the Compliance, Safety, Accountability program by the National Academies of Science found that the...

FMCSA Drops Safety Fitness Proposal; Leaves Door Open to Revisiting
FMCSA Drops Safety Fitness Proposal; Leaves Door Open to Revisiting

March 23, 2017
The Federal Motor Carrier Administration announced on March 23 that it is scrapping its proposed rule on a revised methodology for issuing safety fitness...

How CSA Compliance Can Benefit Fleets and Drivers
How CSA Compliance Can Benefit Fleets and Drivers

October 14, 2015
Thanks to a combination of government regulations and market pressures, operating trucks safely has never been more mutually beneficial to fleets and drivers.

FMCSA Removes CSA Data from Public View
FMCSA Removes CSA Data from Public View

December 4, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced that, as of Dec. 4, it has removed "much of" the CSA data that had previously been visible to...

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...

FMCSA: CSA Raw Data Publicly Visible Again
FMCSA: CSA Raw Data Publicly Visible Again

March 7, 2016
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced on March 7 that it has restored to public view its “absolute measures” of the safety performance...

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