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Senate Bill Aims to Bring More Women into Trucking
Ray Martinez Stepping Down as FMCSA Chief

Ray Martinez Stepping Down as FMCSA Chief

Ray Martinez, Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Administration, will be leaving his agency post by the end of this month to take on a different position within the Department of Transportation.

October 10, 2019

FMCSA Wants to Delay State Compliance with Drug & Alcohol Clearinghouse
FMCSA Looking at Wider Pilot to Study Allowing Younger Interstate Truck Drivers
Trucking Alliance Blasts Senate Bill to Rewrite HOS for Livestock Haulers
ELD Mandate: Don’t Rest Easy If You’re Grandfathered with AOBRDs
FMCSA Issues New 90-Day ELD Waiver for Ag Haulers

FMCSA Issues New 90-Day ELD Waiver for Ag Haulers

The FMCSA is granting an additional 90-day temporary waiver from the electronic logging rule for “agriculture-related transportation.” During that time period, the agency says it will also publish "final guidance" on both the agricultural air-mile exemption within the hours of service rule and on the use of the personal conveyance adjustment by all motor carriers operating under the ELD rule.

March 13, 2018

TRALA Scores 90-Day ELD Waiver for Short-Term Truck Rentals
Indiana Wants ELD Rule Delayed

Indiana Wants ELD Rule Delayed

In an 11th-hour request, the attorney general of Indiana has proposed that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration delay implementation of the electronic logging device rule set for Dec. 18 — less than 3 weeks away.

November 30, 2017

OOIDA Seeks to Exempt ‘Small-Business Truckers’ from ELD Rule

OOIDA Seeks to Exempt ‘Small-Business Truckers’ from ELD Rule

With the new electronic logging device mandate set to take effect in less than four weeks, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has petitioned the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to issue a temporary but lengthy exemption to the new safety rule for “small-business truckers.”

November 21, 2017

Feds Withdraw Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule

Feds Withdraw Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration have withdrawn their advance notice of proposed rulemaking on obstructive sleep apnea.

August 4, 2017

Another House Bill Aims to Delay ELD Rule

Another House Bill Aims to Delay ELD Rule

Another Hail Mary Pass has been flung to try and slow the advance of the electronic logging device rule. Rep. Brian Babin has introduced the ELD Extension Act of 2017, which seeks to extend the current initial implementation date for the ELD mandate.

July 19, 2017

Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?

Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?

The House Transportation Committee has attached a directive to this year’s Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill that could end up delaying or repealing the electronic logging device mandate set to go into effect on Dec. 18.

July 18, 2017

GAO Slams FMSCA for Sluggish IT Effort

GAO Slams FMSCA for Sluggish IT Effort

The watchdog agency of Congress has roundly criticized the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for not yet modernizing its information technology systems and for failing to fully establish an “investment management framework” for IT.

July 17, 2017

DOT Formalizes Regulatory Reform Effort

DOT Formalizes Regulatory Reform Effort

The U.S. Department of Transportation has announced that Deputy Secretary Jeffrey Rosen will serve as DOT’s Regulatory Reform Officer and chairman of the department’s Regulatory Reform Task Force.

May 30, 2017