Monthly Archives: January 2014

Real-World Hours-of-Service Study Shows Drivers Using New Restart Are More Alert, Less Fatigued

Third-Party Study Shows Drivers Who Follow New Rule are More Alert, Deviated from Lane Less Often WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today released findings from a real world, third-party study providing further scientific evidence that the restart provision in the current hours-of-service rule for truck drivers is [...]

Watch Video of Public Listening Session: Knowledge Testing of New Entrant Motor Carriers, Freight Forwarders and Brokers

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FMCSA Midwestern Service Center Issues Regional Emergency Declaration

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FMCSA Eastern Service Center Issues Regional Emergency Declaration

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FMCSA Finalizes Rule to Shut Down Carriers based on Patterns of Safety Violations

U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E. Washington, DC 20590www.dot.gov/affairs/index.html FMCSA 03-14 Friday, January 17, 2014 Contact: Marissa Padilla Tel.: (202) 366-9999FMCSA Finalizes Rule to Shut Down Carriers based on Patterns of Safety ViolationsNext week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will publish a Patterns of Safety Violations [...]

FMCSA Announces One-Year Extension of Paper Medical Certificate Requirement for Commercial Bus and Truck Drivers

U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Public Affairs 1200 New Jersey Ave., S.E. Washington, DC 20590www.dot.gov/affairs/index.html FMCSA 02-14 Friday, January 10, 2014 Contact: Marissa Padilla Tel.: (202) 366-9999FMCSA Announces One-Year Extension of Paper Medical Certificate Requirement for Commercial Bus and Truck DriversThe Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) today announced that it is extending by one [...]

FMCSA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Knowledge Testing Requirements for New Entrant Carriers, Freight Forwarders and Brokers

FMCSA to Hold Public Listening Sessions on Knowledge Testing Requirements for New Entrant Carriers, Freight Forwarders and Brokers The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will hold a public listening session on Jan. 13, 2014, in Nashville, Tenn., to solicit ideas and information from interested parties on possible knowledge testing requirements for New Entrant passenger [...]

Current Emergency Declarations, Waivers, Exemptions & Permits

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is coordinating with the following states that have Declared Emergency Declarations. We recommend you check each State's Web site and search for "Issued Emergency Declarations" if you are interested in more details. For those carriers or drivers interested in providing services or need to understand FMCSA regulations, the [...]

States Impacted by Winter Storm Issue Emergency Declarations and Waivers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is coordinating with the following states that have Declared Emergency Declarations. We recommend you check each State's Web site and search for "Issued Emergency Declarations" if you are interested in more details. For those carriers or drivers interested in providing services or need to understand FMCSA regulations, the [...]

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