FMCSA: HOS Violations Rise After Rule Change
Changes to the HOS rule that went into effect in late 2020 may have increased flexibility for truck drivers, but the percentage of violations rose “significantly higher," according to FMCSA.May 17, 2023
FMCSA Forum Outlines Agency’s Current, Future Research
Plans for significant rulemaking proposals, in-depth studies and data collections were the topics of discussion at FMCSA's annual Analysis, Research and Technology Forum.April 13, 2023
FMCSA Expands List on Crash Preventability Program
FMCSA is adding four types of crashes to its program that omits carrier fault for certain types of crashes when calculating the carrier’s safety measurement profile.April 12, 2023
UCR Fees to Decline by 9% in 2024, FMCSA Says
Fees for Unified Carrier Registration Plan participants in 2024 will be reduced by approximately 9% compared with 2023 fees, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced.March 21, 2023
Budget Request Includes $951 Million for FMCSA
Federal commercial transportation operations would receive nearly $1 billion under a fiscal 2024 budget request the White House unveiled this month.
FMCSA’s People Focus Is Helping Truck Drivers, Robin Hutcheson Says
ORLANDO, Fla. — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s top executive explained to hundreds at a trucking industry gathering that the agency’s focus to invest in people dovetails with its efforts to improve the workplace for drivers.
FMCSA’s Earl Adams Stresses Collaboration for Driverless Technology
ORLANDO, Fla. — Government and industry collaboration is vital in terms of deploying emerging technologies such as autonomous trucks. Earl Adams Jr., deputy administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, offered that insight at the TMC's Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition.March 6, 2023
TuSimple Cleared by FMCSA Over 2022 Arizona Incident
Autonomous driving technology company TuSimple said it has been cleared by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration concerning an April 6, 2022, incident in Tucson, Ariz., when one of its trucks struck a concrete barrier on Interstate 10, which resulted in no injuries.
Earl Adams Jr. Sworn In as FMCSA Deputy Administrator
Earl Adams Jr., chief counsel of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration since July 2021, has been sworn in as the agency’s deputy administrator.February 28, 2023
Transportation Experts Divided on FMCSA’s Rejection of IRT
Data experts are divided on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's rejection of the Item Response Theory to separate safe from high-risk motor carriers.February 28, 2023