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Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Following an August announcement in which it announced multiple pending changes to its much maligned government-mandated CSA program, which stands for “Compliance, Safety, Accountability,” the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said this week that the changes went into effect this week.
Posted on 12/04 at 11:09 AM
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Tuesday, August 28, 2012

FMCSA officials said that these changes were based in part on public comments received from a preview of proposed changed to its Safety Management System (SMS) Web site.
Posted on 08/28 at 09:49 AM
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Wednesday, April 18, 2012

It is the fine print, execution and enforcement of the year-old CSA program that is irking trucking industry leaders and officials.
Posted on 04/18 at 09:03 AM
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Monday, October 31, 2011

Late last week, the Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said that its new Hours-of-Service (HOS) rule that was scheduled to be rolled out on Friday, October 28 has been pushed back.
Posted on 10/31 at 10:25 AM
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Wednesday, September 28, 2011

In a letter to President Barack Obama, Representative John Mica (R-FL) and three other members of Congress outlined their many concerns over the Department of Transportation’s proposed changes to the hours-of-service (HOS) rules for truck drivers.
Posted on 09/28 at 12:00 PM
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Monday, September 12, 2011

In a major victory for independent truck drivers fearing “big brother” harassment, the government has been forced into the legal slow lane in its attempt to crack down on unsafe truckers.
Posted on 09/12 at 10:02 AM
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Tuesday, September 06, 2011

Following the July announcement that the United States and Mexico had reached a cross-border trucking agreement, a Wall Street Journal report indicated that the Teamsters union has filed a lawsuit against the White House that intends to block the deal.
Posted on 09/06 at 10:25 AM
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Monday, August 29, 2011

A ruling issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) focused on mandating usage of electronic onboard recorders (EOBR) for over-the-road motor carriers was overturned by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit late last week.
Posted on 08/29 at 02:03 PM
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Friday, June 10, 2011

Weeks after the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said it would not meet its initial goal of publishing a new hours-of-service (HOS) rule—based on changes to the rule it proposed late last year—by its initial deadline of July 26, pushing the deadline back to October 28, two prominent industry organizations—the American Trucking Associations (ATA) and the National Industrial Transportation League (NITL) — are again voicing their displeasure with the proposed rules.
Posted on 06/10 at 08:40 AM
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