Tag: FMCSA

Thieves in Philadelphia made off with a load of beef early on Tuesday morning.  The crime happened on Tuesday morning, July 16th at around 4:50 a.m. as the commercial vehicle was parked at 63rd Street near Eastwick...
A motorist was killed after colliding with a parked semi truck at a rest area in Montgomery County, Missouri, on Monday.

Breaking Ceilings & Broken Broker Rates

Driver Linda Allen’s Breaker-one-nine moment goes for broke radioing the FMCSA. Linda Allen has a sweet gig: She hauls ice cream. But she finds some...

Loaded Issues: FMCSA Town Hall Addresses Top Driver Concerns

From technology that improperly seizes control over trucks, making drivers unsafe to the, “out of luck drivers,” that run out of hours at receivers,...

Driver records: What information is reported to the Clearinghouse and how you can dispute inaccuracies

Find out what information is included in the FMCSA Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse and how you can dispute inaccurate information. In an FMCSA press release,...

FMCSA wasted no time – drugged truck driver ordered off the road for crash that killed 4 children

The FMCSA has announced they've issued an out of service order to a truck driver who was responsible for a wreck in Indiana that killed 2 children and 2 teens and severely injured their father.

Explosive study reports 300,000 truckers would be out of a job if FMCSA mandates hair testing

A new study released by University of Central Arkansas (UCA) in Conway reports that if the FMCSA mandates hair follicle testing, nearly 300,000 truck...

FMCSA issues guidance for truck drivers who encounter threatening situations on the road

Amid fears of violence on the roadway, the FMCSA has issued guidance for truck drivers. Over the last year, CDLLife has reported several incidents...

Have You Ever Seen a Copy of Your PSP? Here’s What It Looks Like

A PSP report is the FMCSA's grade card on you as a driver. The contents of that report can dictate whether or not...

Groups Petitioning the FMCSA to Delay HOS Final Rule

Safety and trucking groups are asking the FMCSA to delay the Hours Of Service final rule. The groups include the Teamsters, Advocates for Highway...

FMCSA clarifies new personal conveyance rules

After months of confusion for millions of truckers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has finally offered up some extra clarification on how personal conveyance regulations should be followed and enforced.

Nearly 5,000 trucks taken off the road during safety blitz

This year, nearly 5,000 commercial vehicles were placed out of service during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's (CVSA) annual Brake Safety Week inspection campaign. 

FMCSA plans to study how driver schedules impact crash risk

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is planning on gathering data and public comments on how commercial vehicle driver schedules impact driver fatigue and highway safety.

Dozens of truckers descend on D.C. for 10-4 demonstration

Today numerous truck drivers convoyed to the National Mall in Washington, D.C., in order to raise awareness about various issues in the trucking industry.

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