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FMCSA shuts down another trucker following his fourth DUI

The FMCSA has shutdown California-licensed driver Yakov Zaverukha after he was stopped and cited by Illinois State Police for driving under the influence of alcohol with a blood alcohol content ...

FMCSA bars Canadian trucker from operation in U.S.

After he disregarded four consecutive out-of-service orders and secretly retrieved his truck from a compounded lot, FMCSA has barred a Canadian driver from operating in the U.S.

FMCSA issues fourth carrier shutdown order of 2016

Inc. The two-truck and two-driver carrier, per its CSA Safety Measurement System info, was issued the order March 8, FMCSA says, following a federal investigation that found several major safety ...

FMCSA shuts down small fleet following bevy of violations

The Gillette, Wyo.-based seven-truck carrier and company owner and operator Gregory Davis, was shut down by FMCSA for multiple safety regulation violations.

FMCSA orders all Volvo tractors affected by recent recall to be placed out-of-service

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued an order Wednesday that all Volvo trucks affected by a recent recall that have yet to be repaired be placed out of service ...
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FMCSA launches new website to house resources for military vets looking to get into trucking

The site provides updates on initiatives in development from the December-passed FAST Act highway bill, information about existing FMCSA programs for veterans, information about the Military Skills Test Waiver Program, ...

FMCSA shuts down carrier for bevy of driver-related violations, shuts down trucker following hit and run

A South Carolina driver was effectively shut down by the FMCSA after his involvement in a fatal hit-and-run crash in February, and a Massachusetts-based trucking company was issued a shutdown ...

The dust-up over FMCSA’s ‘lives saved’ data: Accurate, ‘alarming’ or roughly approximate?

Do FMCSA's recently released numbers on "lives saved" via truck inspection efforts reveal a concerning trend about declining enforcement emphasis, or are they simply estimates based on incomplete data? Or ...

FMCSA’s Darling’s nomination moves to full Senate for confirmation

T.F. Scott Darling III was approved Thursday by the Senate Committee on Commerce, Science and Transportation to become the next administrator of the FMCSA. His nomination now must be approved ...

Senate committee scheduled to vote Thursday on nominated FMCSA boss Scott Darling

Darling was nominated by Obama in August and underwent Senate confirmation hearings in January. He has headed FMCSA since August 2014, following the sudden resignation of then-Administrator Anne Ferro.

FMCSA issues shutdown order to Calif.-based driver

California-licensed truck driver Edward Herbert Crane has been issued an effective shutdown order by FMCSA following an investigation that revealed four positive drug tests since 2012 and a crash in ...

Confirmation hearing set for Scott Darling, nominee to head FMCSA

Nearly six months after being nominated by President Barack Obama to head the DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on a permanent basis, T.F. Scott Darling will face his first ...

330-truck carrier allowed to resume operation after two idle weeks spurred by OOS order

Land-Air Express of New England's 330 trucks and 340 drivers had been idle since a Dec. 29 out-of-service order. Following a back-and-forth between the carrier and regulators, FMCSA announced the ...

FMCSA ranks in top third of government agencies to work for

Of 14 categories used to rank the agency, FMCSA’s highest ranking came in the “employee skills-mission match” category at 35th. FMCSA’s worst category ranking was in “teamwork,” where the agency ...

Highway bill presents tough challenges for FMCSA

Bill Quade from FMCSA believes the agency will have a “difficult time” implementing several programs in the highway bill due to limited resources.
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