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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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Define your terms

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposes to amend the regulations for “Parts and Accessories Necessary for Safe Operation,” and “Inspection, Repair and Maintenance,” of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) in response to several petitions for rulemaking from … 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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Seven Tips for Improving CSA Scores – Whitepaper – GPS / Telematics – Whitepaper – Automotive Fleet

Seven Tips for Improving CSA Scores – Whitepaper – GPS / Telematics – Whitepaper – Automotive Fleet.

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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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Bumper to Bumper: The Complete Guide to Tractor-Trailer Operations: Mike Byrnes and Associates.: 9780962168765: Amazon.com: Books

Have you got this book in your cab? Not only thorough and helpful but enjoyable to read. And, ranked #10 on amazon.com. Bumper to Bumper: The Complete Guide to Tractor-Trailer Operations: Mike Byrnes and Associates.: 9780962168765: Amazon.com: Books. Don’t have … Continue reading

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Make a difference

Want to make your experience with the 34-restart regulations known and have them count? The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced that it is recruiting truck drivers and carriers for its Driver Restart Study. This study will measure and … Continue reading

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