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Fleet denied exemption request from 30-minute break

FMCSA says the 30-minute break is “especially important” for Transco drivers because they accumulate fatigue both from unloading freight and from driving.

It’s go time: ELD expert and fleet exec Benjamin Ramsay offers guidance in CCJ Webinar

On July 20, from 10-11 a.m. CT, CCJ will present a webinar packed with expert advice on ELD evaluation and implementation strategies from Benjamin Ramsay, vice president of technology for ...

Telogis upgrades WorkPlan mobile app to automate 150-air-mile exemption for non-CDL drivers

Telogis upgraded its WorkPlan suite to give drivers the option of selecting the FMCSA 150-air-mile non-CDL short-haul exemption upon login.

Specialized equipment fleet, pipeline construction group seek exemptions from ELD mandate

The Pipe Line Contractors Association, which represents drivers who contract to work on pipeline construction projects, and MBI Energy Services, a primarily off-road specialized equipment fleet, have requested an exemption ...
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Intermodal fleet seeks exemption from log-keeping regs

The company says all of its approximately 120 drivers operate within a 100 air-mile radius of their work-reporting location, but sometimes return to that location more than 12 hours after ...

New Prime granted exemption for pre-CDL drivers in team operations

FMCSA says commercial learner’s permit holders who have documentation of passing the CDL skills test can drive for Prime as long as a CDL holder is in the truck, but ...

Daimler seeks exemption to mount camera system lower than regs allow

Daimler wants to mount a camera system below the area that current federal regulations allow.

Louisiana, Alabama loosen some trucking regs due to Tropical Storm Cindy

Emergency declarations trigger the temporary suspension of certain regulations, and only apply to drivers providing “direct assistance” to restore services such as power, sewer, water and telecommunications, or bringing supplies ...

FMCSA proposes two rules aimed at easing path to CDL

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration proposed a rule that would allow states to waive the CDL knowledge test for active and former military members who drove trucks in the ...

FMCSA renews C.R. England’s pre-CDL exemption

The exemption allows commercial learner’s permit holders that have passed the CDL skills test but not yet received their CDL to drive a C.R. England truck while a CDL holder ...

UPS seeks exemption from certain ELD mandate provisions

UPS is asking for an exemption from four components of the ELD mandate.

FMCSA scraps rulemaking on raising liability insurance minimums for carriers

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is slated Monday to officially withdraw a rulemaking intended to explore the pros and cons of increasing liability insurance minimums for motor carriers. The ...

Fireworks haulers want small expansion of 14-hour rule reprieve

The American Pyrotechnics Association, which last year was granted an exemption from the federal 14-hour on-duty rules for its 51 member companies for the Independence Day holiday period, is seeking ...