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Lawmakers Urge FMCSA Chief to Delay Safety Fitness Determination Rulemaking

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg News

A group of U.S. House lawmakers are urging the nation’s top trucking regulator to delay a rulemaking on a safety fitness determination proposal.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
May 5, 2016
Government

Federal Regulators Seeking Comment on Proposed 'Beyond Compliance' Program

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is seeking comment on a proposed program to recognize and reward motor carriers who exceed regulatory safety requirements.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
April 19, 2016
Government

Video: Truckers Criticize FMCSA's New Initiatives

John Sommers II for TT

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Dozens of commercial drivers and industry stakeholders criticized federal trucking regulators’ initiatives at a Mid-America Trucking Show forum here April 1.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
April 11, 2016
Special Coverage, Government, Business

FMCSA's Darling Returns to MATS to Hear From Drivers, Vendors

Eugene Mulero/Transport Topics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The country’s top trucking regulator joined the opening day crowds at the Mid-America Trucking Show here on March 31 because he said he wanted to hear from drivers and vendors.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 31, 2016
Government, Business

FMCSA Seeks Input on Vision Waivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced March 28 it is seeking public input on the applications of 22 drivers with visual impairments who are requesting that they be allowed to drive commercial trucks.

Transport Topics
March 29, 2016
Government

FMCSA Extends Exemptions for Oregon Timber Operations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced March 29 that it has extended an hours-of-service exemption to the Oregon Trucking Association for certain timber operations from March 18, 2017, to March 18, 2020.

David Elfin | Staff Reporter
March 28, 2016
Government

FMCSA Denies HOS Exemption Request for Truckers at Natural Gas, Oil Sites

Federal trucking regulators have denied American Trucking Associations’ hours-of-service exemption request that would have allowed truck drivers working at natural gas and oil sites to exclude waiting time from their calculations of on-duty time.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 25, 2016
Government

FMCSA Shuts Down Wyoming Carrier Bar D Bar

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced March 24 that it has shut down a small Wyoming motor carrier for a variety of violations that the agency said pose an imminent hazard to public safety.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 24, 2016
Government

New Poster at FMCSA Honors Drivers

Darling, McNally courtesy of ATA

Several commercial trucking organizations on March 14 presented the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration with a poster honoring 76 professional drivers.

Eugene Mulero | Staff Reporter
March 15, 2016
Government

FMCSA to Accept Mexican Commercial Vehicle Inspections

U.S. federal trucking regulators have announced they are accepting the official Mexican standard for annual commercial vehicle inspections of Mexico-domiciled motor carriers by authorities in that country.

Eric Miller | Staff Reporter
March 15, 2016

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