October 2013 Newsletter

October 17th, 2013 | Comments (0)

The FMCSA has completed their long-anticipated crash fault study. It is now being reviewed internally by the agency before its release to the pubic. Crash Fault Study Complete New PA… Read More »

August 2013 Newsletter

August 29th, 2013 | Comments (0)

On August 2, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit upheld the 2011 Hours of Service (HOS) regulations with one exception. The lone part of… Read More »

July 2013 Newsletter

July 30th, 2013 | Comments (0)

As you are likely aware, revised hours-of-service regulations took effect on July 1, 2013. The updated regulations include a requirement that drivers take a 30-minute rest break during the first… Read More »

May 2013 Newsletter

May 20th, 2013 | Comments (0)

Last week, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced a proposed rule related to the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners rule published in 2012. The FMCSA is seeking… Read More »

April 2013 Newsletter

April 19th, 2013 | Comments (0)

In the wake of the ongoing lawsuit over Hours-of-Service legislation, a group of congressional transportation leaders has asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to delay the July 1st… Read More »

March 2013 Newsletter

March 21st, 2013 | Comments (0)

On March 15th, a federal appeals court began hearing arguments in a lawsuit challenging the hours-of-service rule changes set to take effect on July 1, 2013. The American Trucking Associations… Read More »

February 2013 Newsletter

February 21st, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has received a second request to delay the hours-of-service changes set to take effect July 1, 2013. Following the American Trucking Associations (ATA)… Read More »

January 2013 Newsletter

January 17th, 2013 | Comments (0)

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) recently released a progress report detailing changes in twenty safety-related areas listed on their progressive safety agenda. The ATA’s safety priorities were published four years… Read More »