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The Regulatory Pendulum

Expect the regulatory pendulum to swing back under the new administration.

As we transition to a new presidential administration, HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge muses on the back-and-forth of regulatory priorities.

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Audit Finds Shortfalls in National Medical Examiner Registry

Among other things, the IG's office says FMCSA needs to eliminate a backlog of driver...

The National Registry of Medical Examiners has been plagued with problems since its rollout in 2014, and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has done a poor job of oversight, according to a review by the Department of Transportation’s Office of Inspector General.

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Got Questions? Modern Telematics Best Practices

Scott Sutarik is the VP of Commercial Vehicle Solutions at Geotab Inc. He has...

VP, Commercial Vehicle Solutions

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

VP, Commercial Vehicle Solutions

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FMCSA Proposes New Vision Program

FMCSA wants to make it easier for drivers with limited vision in one eye to drive commercial...

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration wants to eliminate its federal vision exemption waiver program and instead let medical professionals and motor carriers determine whether drivers with limited vision in one eye may drive commercial motor vehicles.

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Elaine Chao Resigns as Transportation Secretary

During her confirmation hearing four years ago for secretary of transportation, Elaine Chao...

Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao is resigning, effective Monday, Jan. 11, the first member of President Donald Trump’s cabinet to leave in the wake of the Jan. 6 mob of his supporters breaching the U.S. Capitol.

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Daimler Trucks Fined $30 Million Over Delayed Truck Recalls

The consent order includes both monetary and non-monetary provisions designed to improve Daimler...

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration announced a consent order with Daimler Trucks North America following an investigation that found the company failed to recall vehicles in a timely fashion and to comply with other reporting requirements.