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After lawsuit charging open meetings violations, carrier registration board announces public meeting dates

The U.S. DOT’s Unified Carrier Registration Plan Board will hold a public meeting Thursday, Oct. 26, to discuss the development and implementation of its carrier registration plan.

FMCSA awards more than $70M in grants to states, driving schools

The FMCSA announced Tuesday it has awarded more than $70 million in grants to states and commercial vehicle training schools to improve states’ safety efforts, help states comply with FMCSA ...

FMCSA looking to lower carrier registration fees for at least next two years

In its proposal, the agency says for the 2018 registration year, beginning Oct. 1, 2017, registration fees would be reduced below the current level by approximately 9.1 percent.

FMCSA declares regional emergency ahead of Irma landfall, suspends certian regs

Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao issued the declaration for Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Tennessee, Alabama and Mississippi, along with the two territories, with Hurricane Irma expected to make landfall ...
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FMCSA shuts down Virginia-based trucker after fatal wreck, hours violations

FMCSA shut down Carlos Alberto Garcia, who the agency says on June 24 drifted into a caution-striped, paved median on I-495 near Washington, D.C., and struck two individuals who were ...

ISE certifies eFleetSuite ELD system on FMCSA registry

ISE offers an Android display and eFleetSuite application designed for quick adoption by fleets and telematics service providers.

Telogis certifies ELD application on FMCSA registry

The Telogis Compliance HOS application allows customers to record, transmit and store all HOS information according to the functional requirements as detailed in the official ELD mandate.

FMCSA, ATA partner to urge drivers to drive safely around trucks

Joining FMCSA in the “Our Roads, Our Safety” campaign are the American Trucking Associations, AAA and the American Bus Association in an effort to reduce highway fatalities, especially those involving ...

DOT shuts down driver involved in fatal crash

A North Carolina-licensed trucker has been effectively shut down by FMCSA after a March hit-and-run accident that killed one person and hospitalized another.

J.J. Keller certifies ELD applications on FMCSA registry

Fleets using Keller Mobile products do not need a hardware upgrade to meet the ELD mandate.

Small fleet owner shut down after fatal crash, regs violations

The driver of the truck admitted to Alabama Department of Public Safety officers that he had fallen asleep driving, FMCSA says. Additionally, the driver did not have his logs for ...

FMCSA holding listening session on autonomous trucks April 24

During the meeting, FMCSA is looking for information relating to the design, development, testing and deployment of these vehicles, specifically dealing with CDLs, qualification of drivers, the use of electronic ...

FMCSA ups fines for violations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is increasing fines for all trucking regulations violations based on inflation.