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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...

Crash Accountability Study Coming in Two Weeks
Crash Accountability Study Coming in Two Weeks

January 14, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will release its study on crash accountability in the next couple of weeks, said Jack Van Steenburg, the...

Restart Study on Track to Start This Month
Restart Study on Track to Start This Month

January 13, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is on track to launch its study of the 34-hour restart, said Martin Walker, chief of the agency’s research...

FMCSA Will Help Train Police on Truck Traffic Enforcement
FMCSA Will Help Train Police on Truck Traffic Enforcement

January 13, 2015
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will soon launch a national program to train police officers in traffic enforcement for large trucks. The...

U.S. to Open Border to Mexican Carriers
U.S. to Open Border to Mexican Carriers

January 9, 2015
Fourteen years later, the Mexican cross-border trucking provisions of the North American Free Trade Agreement will finally be implemented.

Mexico Pilot Effective But Limited, Says DOT Inspector General
Mexico Pilot Effective But Limited, Says DOT Inspector General

December 29, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has proper safety controls in place for Mexican carriers operating across the border, but the pilot program...

The Year's Top Trucking Stories from Washington
The Year's Top Trucking Stories from Washington

December 23, 2014
The political slugfest over the 34-hour restart dominated the news from Washington, D.C., in the second half of 2014, but that obscure provision of the...

Restart Change Now in Effect
Restart Change Now in Effect

December 17, 2014
The pre-2013 34-hour restart rule is now in effect. On Tuesday President Obama signed the 2015 appropriations bill, which contains a provision suspending...

FMCSA Wants Comments on Insurance Proposal
FMCSA Wants Comments on Insurance Proposal

November 26, 2014
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is looking for comments on a plan to raise insurance minimums for carriers and establish insurance...

CVSA Joins Push to Hide CSA Data from Public
CVSA Joins Push to Hide CSA Data from Public

November 24, 2014
The truck safety enforcement community has joined the industry effort to get the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to hide CSA safety data from...