Posts Tagged ‘FMCSA’

OOIDA requests deadline extension

Posted on: April 11th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) recently requested that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) extend the impending registration deadline for Certified Medical Examiners [...]


Black Box Acceptance Growing

Posted on: April 4th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Majority of carriers have tested ELD’s; many have implemented After a few major overhauls in the FMCSA’s plans, acceptance of electronic logbook technology is growing [...]


Are Black Boxes Coming?

Posted on: March 14th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Feds propose latest ELD rules Almost as long in coming as the HOS rules, and hopefully far better organized, new rules regarding Electronic Logging Devices [...]


New act to extend HOS propane exemptions

Posted on: March 11th, 2014 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

Rep. Bill Shuster (R-Pa.) has introduced legislation to extend the hours of service exemptions for haulers of propane and other home heating fuels. The bill [...]


FMCSA Proposes Drug Test Database

Posted on: February 14th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The FMCSA recently announced a proposed rule to establish a drug and alcohol testing clearinghouse for all national CDL holders. The clearinghouse would make it [...]


Study backs HOS restart provisions…sort of

Posted on: February 7th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

The FMCSA recently released the results of a study that, on the surface, supports the provisions of the 34-hour restart in the new HOS rules. [...]


Self-certification Deadline Remains

Posted on: January 17th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Medical Cards Required For Another Year, Certification Required Now Last week there was some confusion about a delay in the elimination of paper medical cards [...]


Have you filed your operating status?

Posted on: January 10th, 2014 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Check Your Records If you haven’t had to renew or update your CDL in the past two years, you’ll need to certify your operating status [...]


HOS flawed…who knew?

Posted on: November 22nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

ATA calls for action on HOS rules Earlier this week the American Trucking Associations (ATA) once again called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [...]


Truck Crashes Increase, Long-Term Trend Down

Posted on: November 8th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Although the number of truck-involved crashes increased slightly in 2011 (the most recent data available), that number has dropped dramatically over the last decade. According [...]


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