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Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Regardless of capacity, pricing, or the economy, trucking industry regulations are never far from the freight transportation limelight. That is especially evident when it comes to the federally mandated hours-of-service (HOS) regulations. As usual, the current state of HOS remains somewhat fluid. And the reason for that has to do with legislation coming from the Senate Transportation Appropriations legislation that is currently being considered by the Senate.
Posted on 05/04 at 08:25 AM
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Wednesday, March 09, 2016

Trucking regulations are once again front and center for carriers and shippers and are making an immediate impact on carrier costs, capacity, rates, and relations between shippers and carriers. During this webcast—co-presented by Logistics Management and NASSTRAC—our expert panel brings shippers up-to-date on the state of trucking regulations and how these rules are impacting carrier costs, capacity and rates.
Posted on 03/09 at 03:32 PM
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Tuesday, March 08, 2016

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) yesterday reversed its changes made in December to its Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) program, as per the FAST (Fixing America’s Surface Transportation) Act that called for changes to improve transparency in the FMCSA’s oversight activity.
Posted on 03/08 at 10:22 AM
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Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Even through improvements in rule's language from its introduction are apparent, questions remain about how it will be specifically enforced by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Posted on 01/05 at 10:30 AM
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Monday, December 07, 2015

Upon the signing of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act into law late last week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced changes it made to its Compliance, Safety, and Accountability (CSA) program, as per the FAST Act that called for changes to improve transparency in the FMCSA’s oversight activity.
Posted on 12/07 at 11:56 AM
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Monday, July 28, 2014

Anne Ferro, a ferocious advocate for greater truck safety and a constant thorn to truck drivers and some unsafe trucking fleets, says she is leaving as administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. No successor has been immediately named.
Posted on 07/28 at 10:25 AM
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Thursday, June 19, 2014

Since the new motor carrier driver Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations took effect in July 2013, there has been more than a little bit of subsequent criticism aimed at these revised regulations, specifically its restart provision.
Posted on 06/19 at 10:11 AM
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Friday, March 28, 2014

Following its mid-March proposal to mandate usage of electronic logging devices (ELDs) in commercial trucks, which was largely endorsed by large carrier companies and shippers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today issued a notice of proposed rulemaking, entitled “Electronic Logging Devices and Hours of Service Supporting Documents” in the Federal Register.
Posted on 03/28 at 11:37 AM
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Friday, February 14, 2014

The FMCSA is committed to getting unsafe truckers off the road, and Administrator Ferro has, in essence, put shippers on notice. Stop playing Russian Roulette with trucks! If your company uses even one unsafe carrier, and something bad happens, your company will pay a price and (in the words of Administrator Ferro) be “held accountable.”
Posted on 02/14 at 02:34 AM
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Tuesday, February 04, 2014

A report issued this week by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) calls for various changes to the much maligned Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) program.
Posted on 02/04 at 05:11 AM
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