FMCSA
Government, Business, Safety

FMCSA to Host Sept. 8 Stakeholders Meeting on CSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration will host a public meeting on Sept. 8 where industry stakeholders will be able to share their views for improving a safety performance scoring program for carriers.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 28, 2017
Editorial

Editorial: Scaling the Mountain of Safety

The desire for safety is obvious and broadly shared — it’s intuitive.

July 27, 2017
Government

FMCSA to Host Meeting on CSA Corrective Plan in September, Sources Say

Daphne Jefferson FMCSA FMCSA acting Administrator Daphne Jefferson/Bloomberg News

A public meeting on a congressionally mandated plan federal trucking regulators must complete this year about a safety performance scoring program will be held in September, officials with insight into the matter told Transport Topics.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 26, 2017
Government, Business, Safety

Government Watchdog Criticizes FMCSA’s Information Technology Systems

GAO headquarters kafka4prez/Flickr

A government watchdog has issued a searing review of some of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s most critical information technology systems used to monitor the safety of motor carriers.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
July 24, 2017
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Safety

FMCSA Chief: CSA to Have Public Meeting, Defends ELD Mandate

PeopleNet ELD PeopleNet

WASHINGTON — A meeting to gather input on ways to improve the Compliance, Safety, Accountability performance scoring program for carriers will be scheduled this year, the country’s top trucking regulator told House lawmakers on July 18.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 20, 2017
Government, Safety

FMCSA to Hold Public Meeting on CSA Corrective Plan

FMCSA's Daphne Jefferson House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee

WASHINGTON — A meeting to gather public input on ways to improve a safety performance scoring program for carriers will be scheduled this year, the top trucking regulator told House lawmakers on July 18.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 18, 2017
Government, Business

ELD Provision in Transportation Bill Missing Crucial Support in Congress

Diaz-Balart Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart (HouseAppropsGOP on YouTube)

Legislation that would pre-empt state laws on meal and rest breaks for truckers and boost funding for truck safety grants was advanced by a House funding panel on July 17.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 18, 2017
Government

House Panel OKs Bill to Boost FMCSA Funding, Pre-empt State Meal, Rest Break Laws

Legislation that would boost funding for federal trucking regulators and would pre-empt state laws concerning meal and rest breaks for truckers was easily advanced by a House panel on July 11.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 13, 2017
Government, Business, Equipment, Safety

Experts Say Inspection System Should Have Room to Give Credit for No Violations

truck inspection DOT Readiness Group

For years, truckers have been complaining that inspectors do not always submit reports to federal regulators giving them credit for no violations or “clean” roadside inspections.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
July 13, 2017
Government, Business

House Panel OKs Bill to Boost FMCSA Funding, Pre-empt State Meal, Rest Break Laws

Legislation that would boost funding for federal trucking regulators and pre-empt state laws concerning meal and rest breaks for truckers was easily advanced by a House panel.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
July 12, 2017

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