Category Archives: truck driving

Speed limiter proposed

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are proposing regulations that would require vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of more than 11,793.4 kilograms (26,000 pounds) to be equipped with a speed limiting device … Continue reading

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Federal regulatory developments

A federal regulatory proposal and an amendment could effect you. As required by section 5404 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) proposes a pilot program to allow a limited number of individuals between … Continue reading

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Fasten your safety belt

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a correction to an error in its June 7, 2016, final rule “Driving of Commercial Motor Vehicles: Use of Seat Belts.” The amendatory language in the final rule inadvertently limited the applicability of the requirement … Continue reading

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Making it easier

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposes to make it easier for military personnel to launch civilian careers in the truck and bus industry. A Notice of Proposed Rule Making filed today seeks to simplify the process of getting a commercial learner’s … Continue reading

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Minimum training standards proposed

The moment we’ve all been waiting for has arrived. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposes new training standards for certain individuals: applying for their initial commercial driver’s license (CDL); an upgrade of their CDL (e.g., a Class B CDL … Continue reading

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Editing your AOBRD record

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued regulatory guidance concerning the editing of records created by automatic on-board recording devices (AOBRDs), otherwise known as electronic logging devices or ELDs. The guidance makes clear that, within certain limits, a driver must … Continue reading

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FMCSA Update

With three months left in 2015, FMCSA Acting Administrator T.F. Scott Darling, III shared this update on the agency’s top five priority initiatives for the year: “Safety Fitness Determination (SFD) FMCSA is in the final stages of publishing a Proposed Rule … Continue reading

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Entry-level driver training

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announces the meeting schedule for the Entry-Level Driver Training Advisory Committee (ELDTAC), established to complete a negotiated rulemaking on Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) for individuals who want to operate Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs). ELDTAC … Continue reading

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FMCSA: ELD Final Rule Slated to Publish on Sept. 30 – News – TruckingInfo.com

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Should FMCSA remove CSA scores from public view?

House bill would force FMCSA to remove CSA scores from public view, at least temporarily | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine. What do you think? Is this is a good idea?

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