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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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Share your opinion during a live online discussion about electronic logging devices.

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Effective Jan. 30, drivers can ditch paper copies of medical cards upon med cert renewal | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine

More room in your wallet Effective Jan. 30, drivers can ditch paper copies of medical cards upon med cert renewal | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine.

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Fraudulent CDL exam scheme used cameras, Bluetooth pencils, DOT reports | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine

This is cheating on so many levels Fraudulent CDL exam scheme used cameras, Bluetooth pencils, DOT reports | Overdrive – Owner Operators Trucking Magazine.

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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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Studying the restart

HDT (Heavy Duty Trucking) Info reports that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is on track to launch its study of the 34-hour restart, citing Martin Walker, chief of the agency’s research division. Congress ordered the study when it suspended … Continue reading

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Stocking stuffers

Right about now most people are getting out last minute Christmas cards and polishing off their gift giving lists. But truckers keep on trucking and those of us in the transport industry know that we’ll be out there making deliveries … Continue reading

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Fun with HOS

The restrictions on use of the 34-hour restart that were put into place in 2013 are likely to be suspended. This story in Transport Topics explains it nicely. On Dec. 13, 2014, Congress passed a bill that includes the suspension. … Continue reading

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Less paperwork

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced a time-saver today in their Daily Digest Bulletin. The new No-Defect DVIR Rule means that truck drivers whose pre-trip and post-trip inspections turn up no equipment issues or safety concerns no longer need … Continue reading

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Old Man Winter

Just in time as colder weather arrives in parts of the country, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has finalized changes to federal safety regulations that will allow certain state-issued emergency declarations to supersede federal hours of service regulations. The … Continue reading

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