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Feds: Truck Driver In Double Fatality Crash Hid Diabetes Diagnosis

Feds: Truck Driver In Double Fatality Crash Hid Diabetes Diagnosis

Federal investigators say that a box truck driver involved in a crash that killed two on the Maine Turnpike concealed… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Orders Texas Trucker Off The Road Following Triple Fatality Crash

The FMCSA has issued an out of service order to a Texas truck driver after a post-crash investigation uncovered numerous… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Puts The Brakes On Massachusetts Box Truck Driver And Carrier Following Fatal Crash

The FMCSA has declared a Massachusetts box truck driver and the company that he works for an imminent hazard to… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA To Keep Random Controlled Substance Testing Rate At 25%

The FMCSA has issued an announcement that they plan to maintain the controlled substance testing rate for commercial drivers at… Read more »


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Congress Advances Bill To Make Current HOS Rules Permanent

Congress Advances Bill To Make Current HOS Rules Permanent

A provision on truck driver hours of service regulations has been added to a short term spending bill expected to… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Creates National Entry-Level Driver Training Standards

The FMCSA has released its Final Rule to establish a nationwide minimum training standard for new truck drivers. Rule Does… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Starts National Database For CDL Holder Drug And Alcohol Violations

This morning the FMCSA announced the establishment of a nationwide searchable database that will hold records of drug and alcohol… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Shuts Down Trucker After Fatal Pedestrian Strike

The FMCSA has ordered an Idaho trucker out of service following a fatal crash with a pedestrian that occurred when… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Online Systems To Go Down Today For Cloud Transition

The FMCSA announced that many of its online information systems will not be available starting today as the agency transitions… Read more »


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FMCSA Orders Drunk Trucker Who Changed Pants At 63 MPH Out Of Service

FMCSA Orders Drunk Trucker Who Changed Pants At 63 MPH Out Of Service

The FMCSA has ordered a Connecticut truck driver who crashed his truck while changing his pants to immediately cease commercial vehicle… Read more »


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FMCSA Tries To Teach Four Wheelers How To Drive Around Trucks

VIDEO: FMCSA Tries To Teach Four Wheelers How To Drive Around Trucks

The FMCSA recently published a video on their Facebook page called “Share The Road” in which professional truck drivers offer… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Orders Immediate Repair Of Certain Keith Huber Inc. Cargo Tanks

Today the FMCSA issued a safety advisory ordering the immediate repair of some cargo tank motor vehicles (CTMVs) manufactured by… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Announces “Extraordinary” 100% Volvo Recall Completion Rate

The FMCSA issued a statement today to announce that every single one of the 16,000 Volvo trucks that were recalled… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Issues Safety Advisory On Transporting Samsung Galaxy Note7 In CMV

(WASHINGTON, October 21, 2016 — FMCSA) — The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is issuing a safety advisory to… Read more »


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$1 Million Awarded For Veteran Truck Driver Training

$1 Million Awarded For Veteran Truck Driver Training

The FMCSA has announced that it has awarded nearly $1 million in grants to seven technical and community colleges to… Read more »


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Truckers Offer Choice Words On Speed Limiter Proposal

Truckers Offer Choice Words On Speed Limiter Proposal

The speed limiter proposal is one of the most controversial regulation changes to the trucking industry in years –and many… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Sidelines Driver For Plans To Lie About Positive Meth Test

The FMCSA has placed a Utah truck driver out of service for testing positive for methamphetamine the day before a crash… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Issues Final Rule To Simply Process For Military Personnel To Obtain CDLs

Today the FMCSA issued a final ruling intended to make it easier for current and former military personnel to obtain… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

Special FMCSA Website Previews Six Proposed SMS Enhancements

The FMCSA has created a new website to help explain the impact of six proposed changes to the Safety Measurement… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Shuts Down Trucking Company After Air Bag Explosion Leveled A House And Killed Occupant

Today the FMCSA announced that a Georgia-based trucking company has been ordered to cease all operations following a crash that… Read more »


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Man Pleads Guilty To Reincarnating Trucking Company After Being Place Out Of Service

FMCSA Issues Final Ruling On Windshield Mounted Devices

Today the FMCSA issued a final ruling that will allow truck drivers to install certain devices on the interior of… Read more »


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Driver's Letter Shows How You Can Make Trucker's Voices Heard In Washington

Driver’s Letter Shows How You Can Make Trucker’s Voices Heard In Washington

You can complain about the DOT at the truck stop or on social media until you’re blue in the face,… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

You Can Now Comment On The Speed Limiter Proposal

The FMCSA is now accepting comments on its proposal to require speed limiters on all trucks over 26,000 pounds. The… Read more »


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Utah Man Convicted For Attempt To Bribe CDL Road Tester

FMCSA Issues Reminder About ELDs

This morning the FMCSA issued two “important notes regarding electronic logging devices” or ELDs. Deadline For Transition Set For 2017… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

DOT Publishes Speed Limiter Proposal Today

After 10 years of petitioning and legal maneuvering, the U.S. Department of Transportation today officially published a proposal to require… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Considers Allowing Younger Military Drivers To Operate Interstate

The FMCSA announced today that they are seeking input on a proposal that would allow individuals between the ages of… Read more »


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FMCSA Issues Warning On Use Of Portable Smoking Devices In Commercial Vehicles

FMCSA Issues Warning On Use Of Portable Smoking Devices In Commercial Vehicles

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration handed down a safety warning this morning regarding the possession and use of battery… Read more »


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Toll Skipping Trucker Refused To Pay $500 Bail Though He Had $6900 In Cash

Toll Skipping Trucker Refused To Pay $500 Bail Though He Had $6900 In Cash

Port Authority Police say that a toll skipping trucker chose to stay in jail over the weekend rather than pay… Read more »


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Fireworks Haulers Granted HOS Exemption Through 2020

Fireworks Haulers Granted HOS Waivers Through 2020

The FMCSA has granted fireworks haulers with the American Pyrotechnics Association exemption from Hours of Service requirements during the Fourth of… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Adjusts Truck Driver Violation Fines For Inflation

For the first time since 2007, the FMCSA has adjusted the fines that truckers pay for various violations to account… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

Driver Placed Out Of Service Following Multiple Fatality Lumber Crash

The FMCSA has placed a Tennessee truck driver out of service after he was found to be drinking, speeding, and… Read more »


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BREAKING NEWS: Senate Committee Votes to Suspend Restart Rule

OIG: FMCSA Needs To Account For Loading, Unloading Wait Times

“Delays at shipping and receiving facilities during cargo loading and unloading may result in travel delays and lost wages for drivers.”


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Van Operator Sues Unigroup, United Van Lines, and Mayflower Transit for Failing to Pay Minimum Wage

FMCSA: ELDs Okay Because Truckers Have Lower Expectations Of Privacy

In response to challenges from OOIDA, the FMCSA has filed a 60 page legal document that says ELDs do not… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Forces Massachusetts Trucking Company Off The Road For Numerous Brake Failures

The FMCSA has declared Golden Eagle Delivery out of Lowell, Massachusetts, to cease all operations after repeated incidents of brake… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA: Truck Passengers Now Required To Wear Seat Belts

The FMCSA announced today that passengers in commercial vehicles will be required to wear seat belts at all times on… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

Trucker Out Of Service After Crashing With Heroin, Beer, And Xanax In Truck

The FMCSA has ordered a Tennessee-based truck driver out-of-service after police found various illegal substances in his rig following a… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

OOIDA: ELDs Are Unconstitutional

The Owner-Operator Independent Driver’s Association (OOIDA) is taking the FMCSA to court over its mandate requiring electronic monitoring devices (ELDs)… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Sidelines Boozy Trucker

The FMCSA has declared a California based trucker to be a hazard to public safety for being “unwilling or unable… Read more »


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Utah Man Convicted For Attempt To Bribe CDL Road Tester

FMCSA Bans Canadian Driver From Operating In The U.S.

FMCSA has declared Ontario, Canada-licensed truck driver Inderjit Singh Gill to be an imminent hazard to public safety, prohibiting him from operating any commercial motor vehicle in the United States.


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Denies ATA’s HOS Exemption Request

The FMCSA this week announced they’ve denied the ATA’s application for an exemption from the 14-hour provision of HOS that would have allowed drivers to exclude their waiting time from their on-duty time.


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

North Carolina Trucking Company Declared Imminent Hazard For Numerous Violations

The FMCSA has shut down a North Carolina trucking company for failure to comply with numerous federal safety regulations. Brake… Read more »


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Utah Man Convicted For Attempt To Bribe CDL Road Tester

FMCSA Puts Brakes On Driver Operating Without a Valid CDL and Carrier

The FMCSA today announced they’ve put the brakes on a Wyoming-based carrier and a driver who was operating without a valid CDL.


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

BREAKING: FMCSA PLACES UNREPAIRED VOLVOS OUT OF SERVICE

PRESS RELEASE USDOT Announces Unrepaired Recalled Volvo Trucks That May Still May be Operating on the Nation’s Roadways Are in an Unsafe… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

Carriers Face Penalties If They Don’t Take Dangerous Recalled Volvo Trucks Off The Road

The FMCSA says that a newly detected steering shaft defect in certain Volvo trucks is so dangerous that carriers could… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

Massachusetts Trucking Company Shut Down By FMCSA

The FMCSA announced that they have ordered Massachusetts based trucking company J and J Transportation to cease all operations after a… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

Driver Declared An Imminent Hazard For Fatal Hit And Run, Cover Up

The FMCSA has declared that a South Carolina truck driver is an Imminent Hazard to Public Safety for his involvement in… Read more »


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18 Wheelers Are Sweatshops

NY Times Op-Ed: 18 Wheelers Are Sweatshops

A recent op-ed in the New York Times referred to 18 wheelers as “sweatshops” for the drivers inside and blamed… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Takes First Step Towards Sleep Apnea Ruling

The FMCSA announced that it will seek feedback about sleep apnea in commercial vehicle drivers as a first step towards… Read more »


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FMCSA: Thousands Of Drivers Have 30 Days To Obtain New Medical Certification

FMCSA Announces New Entry Level Driver Training Standards

Today, the FMCSA released a proposal to set comprehensive national standards for all entry-level truck and bus drivers who want… Read more »


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Nearly 17% Of Americans Who Die On The Job Are Truckers

FMCSA: Roadside Inspections Saved Almost 500 Lives

The FMCSA released a statement today that claims that commercial vehicle roadside inspections and traffic enforcement programs saved 472 lives in… Read more »


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