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FMCSA seeks comments on possibility of requiring electronic IDs on trucks
The agency said it is considering the change to improve roadside inspections and allow enforcement agencies to focus their efforts on high-risk carriers and drivers.
September 26, 2022
FMCSA considering changes to ELD regs; seeks industry comments
The agency is asking for comments "on ways to improve the clarity of current regulations on the use of electronic logging devices ..."
September 22, 2022
7,912 trucks and 2,051 drivers placed out of service in U.S. during 3-day Roadcheck
Brake system problems were the leading cause of trucks being placed out of service, and false logs for drivers.
September 13, 2022
FMCSA extends hours of service waiver for Kentucky flood relief
The declaration is effective through Sept. 30, or until the emergency ends, whichever is sooner.
August 30, 2022
Comments sought on Trucking Alliance’s request for hair drug testing
The deadline to make comments is Sept. 23.
August 25, 2022
FMCSA extends hours of service waiver to July 31 for baby formula haulers
Original waiver expired June 30.
July 5, 2022
FMCSA extends speed limiter comment period by 45 more days
The comment period was originally set to expire June 3.
May 26, 2022
FMCSA waives hours regs for shipments of baby formula
The waiver covers motor carriers hauling formula and its ingredients to either manufacturers, distributors, or stores.
May 25, 2022
FMCSA adds 3 commodities to COVID emergency declaration
FMCSA has added propane, natural gas, and heating oil to the declaration, which expires at the end of the month unless renewed.
May 17, 2022
FMCSA's speed limiter proposal draws numerous negative comments
"I definitely would be done with driving if I had to deal with this hot mess."
May 16, 2022
Comment period for speed limiters opens today
The FMCSA seeks answers to 12 questions.
May 4, 2022
FMCSA holds informational update session at MATS
On Friday, March 25, at 10 a.m., the agency will host “FMCSA Update” in the ProTalks Theater (Room B104)
March 15, 2022
Trucker's drug-related fatal accident leads to shutdown by feds
A Loudon County Sheriff’s Department officer died in the crash on I-75 in Tennessee.
February 25, 2022
Michigan DOT announces spring weight restrictions
Effective 6 a.m. Friday, March 4, weight restrictions will be enforced on all state trunkline highways in about the southern half of the Lower Peninsula.
February 24, 2022
Wednesday, Jan. 12 is deadline to comment on 18-20-year-old driver program
Take our poll: Do you approve of 18-20-year-olds driving across state lines?
January 11, 2022
FMCSA extends COVID-19 hours of service waiver for haulers of some goods
The waiver was extended until Feb. 28. It was due to expire today.
November 30, 2021
FMCSA tells states to ban drivers with drug, alcohol strikes
The agency will begin requiring states to downgrade the licenses of drivers who have a positive drug or alcohol test that lands them in the Clearinghouse, while also prohibiting states from making certain CDL transactions for drivers in the database.
October 6, 2021
11 trucks and 9 drivers placed out of service in NH inspection effort
Troopers also issued two CVSA decals to commercial motor vehicles that passed a Level I inspection where no critical violations were found.
October 4, 2021
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Top trucking bottlenecks identified; add $95 billion to freight costs
"Increasing freight efficiency should be a top priority for the U.S. DOT, and alleviating these bottlenecks would improve highway safety, protect the environment, and support interstate commerce.”
Mark your calendar: CVSA sets May 14-16 for International Roadcheck
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