New Law Will Fine Truckers For Failing To Remove Snow and Ice From Trucks
Do you clear your truck of ice and snow?
New Sleeper Berth Pilot Program Proposed
"Experience teaches us that humans have different sleep habits and regulatory limitations do not always address them adequately. For example, when provided with sample driver logs for various driving scenarios, Circadian/Sleep experts on 100% of occasions and truck drivers on 73% of occasions selected the Non-Compliant option as most likely to enable better sleep, alertness and safety (Moore-Ede, 2007)."
FMCSA Curbed 52 Passenger Carriers In 2013
In 2013, the FMCSA's Quick Strike team placed 52 passenger carriers and 340 vehicles out of service.
Walmart Ready To Roll Out Expanded Fleet of Supercubes
More supercubes to hit the road soon.
FMCSA Fraud Task Force Shuts Down 5 HHG Carriers
The FMCSA announced that the agency's Moving Fraud Task Force has shut down five household goods moving companies in Florida, South Carolina and Maryland.
New HOS Regulations Increase Fatigue, Reduce Pay, OOIDA Says
"The arbitrary requirements of when a drivers must take the breaks leave no room in a driver's work day to contend with unpredictable factors such as bead weather or heavy traffic," OOIDA states.
CARB Offers ‘Good Faith’ Break To Drivers/Fleets Working To Meet Regulations
The Air Resources Board is implementing new, flexible compliance options for truck owners who show they have made good faith efforts to comply with the regulation before Jan. 1, 2014."
New York Carrier Ordered To Pay 4 Drivers $1.7 Million For Violating Whistleblower Provision
"Workers in this industry must be able to raise safety concerns with federal officials without fear of retaliation."
Oregon Rest Areas To Close for Routine Maintenance
Get the details here.
Heartland Express Acquires Washington Carrier
Yesterday, Heartland Express announced it has acquired Washington carrier Gordon Trucking, Inc.
FMCSA Shuts Down Hazardous North Carolina Carrier
The FMCSA has ordered a North Carolina trucking company to cease operations.
FMCSA Says Fatal Truck Crashes Reach 3-Year High
According to the FMCSA, a recent report shows that truck fatality crashes have reached the highest levels since 2008.
Carrier Suing DEA For Bullet-Riddled Truck, Botched Drug Sting
A truly unbelievable story.
FMCSA Declares Three Drivers An ‘Imminent Hazard To Public Safety’
Since the beginning of 2013, the FMCSA has ordered 10 drivers to not operate a commercial vehicle.
Living Your Worst Nightmare: How To Prepare
Important info you need to know!
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