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NTSB seeks tighter controls on paper logs pending EOBRs

In response to a July 2004 multiple-vehicle rear-end collision in a construction zone, the National Transportation Safety Board on Monday, Dec...

Senator wants on-board recorders

U.S. Sen. Diane Feinstein, D-Calif., has asked the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to reconsider electronic on-board recorders, ci...

One more round for FMCSA’s hours rules

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration may be headed back to the drawing board once again in its effort to adopt hours-of-service regulations that will survive judicial scrutiny. Citing mostly ...

Incentives insufficient on EOBRs, ATA says

Although the American Trucking Associations generally supports the approach taken in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's...

Critics of recorder proposal get recorded

It was billed as a "listening session," and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officials got an earful Monday, March 12, as a parade of speakers denounced the agency for not ...

Picking on the bad apples

FMCSA proposes to mandate recorders only for serious offenders on hours compliance. Does it go far enough to satisfy political pressure ...

Big stick, baby carrots

The spin from Washington that the proposed rule on electronic onboard recorders (EOBRs) would improve safety by targeting the worst offe...

FMCSA invites suggestions for EOBR incentives

Although the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing two separate incentives to encourage motor carriers to install electronic onboard recorders, the agency has asked for additional perks it could ...

Graves: EOBRs could help carriers manage resources better

Rather than limit the productivity of the trucking industry as some fear, eventual widespread adoption of electronic onboard recorders actually could improve the overall management of trucking companies, American Trucking ...

FMCSA would mandate recorders for serious offenders

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced today, Jan. 11, that it is proposing to require electronic onboard recorders (EOBRs)...

FMCSA set to present onboard recorder rule today

An announcement about regulated use of electronic onboard recorders for commercial trucks and buses was to be made today, Jan. 11, in Washingt...

GE Commercial Finances awarded ASE Blue Seal of Excellence

GE Commercial Finance Fleet Services has been awarded the Blue Seal of Excellence from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellenc...

Finances – April 2004

Transportation Services Index, the new government-compiled economic indicator of U.S. transportation input, increased 1 percent in Decem...

Finances – March 2004

Per diem rate for transportation employees increased $1 per day, effective Nov. 1, 2003, to $41 for travel within the continental United...