Posts Tagged ‘FMCSA’

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 [...]


Apnea Gets Formal

Posted on: October 11th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

House & Senate Pass Apnea Regulation Bill Unanimously Although the FMCSA has already stated its intent to use the formal rulemaking process to address the [...]


Not So Fast On Apnea Regs

Posted on: October 4th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA Shifts Gears To Formal Rulemaking Process On Apnea    Last month, it looked as though the FMCSA was about to address sleep apnea through its [...]


Congress questions HOS regulations

Posted on: September 10th, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

A letter, signed by 51 members of the U.S. House of Representatives, was written to Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx expressing concerns about the Hours of [...]


HOS Bedtime Battles & FMCSA Online Registration

Posted on: August 30th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Legislators Push HOS “Bedtime” Study Completion Four Republican lawmakers are pushing the new Transportation Secretary, Anthony Foxx, to set a deadline for completion of the [...]


Delayed transportation bill blocks HOS amendment

Posted on: August 2nd, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

An amendment to the House transportation bill, supported by Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY), was introduced this week that would have helped the trucking industry. The [...]


Increase in trucking insurance questioned

Posted on: August 1st, 2013 by Brooke Wisdom No Comments

On July 18, U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Penn.) introduced the Safe and Fair Environment on Highways Achieved through Underwriting Levels Act (SAFE-HAUL) to raise the [...]


Prevent, Don’t Punish

Posted on: July 26th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

Regulators Finally Promote Fatigue Prevention It may be a case of the cart getting way too far ahead of the horse, but just after releasing [...]


HOS – Let me be clear…or not

Posted on: July 19th, 2013 by Tom Kelley No Comments

FMCSA releases clarification of rest breaks Amidst a growing list of exceptions to the 30-minute rest break mandated by the new HOS laws, the FMCSA [...]


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