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FMCSA shuts down Ohio-based fleet for bevy of maintenance, hours violations

The three-truck fleet in one roadside inspection in early October had 43 federal safety violations, FMCSA says, including 13 out-of-service violations, including inoperable brakes, cracked frame rails, improper load securement ...

FMCSA shuts down Minnesota trucker following fatal crash, subsequent health discoveries

Minnesota truck driver John Ray Carpenter has been issued an effective shutdown order by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for being "medically unqualified to operate a commercial motor vehicle," ...

FMCSA administrator seeks more partnerships with carriers, drivers

Scott Darling, acting administrator for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, shared some of the agency’s top priorities during a luncheon at the American Trucking Associations annual conference in Philadelphia. He began ...

Driver shut down over fatal crash, HOS violations

A Louisiana truck driver has been declared to be an imminent hazard to public safety by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and issued an effective shutdown order following a ...

FMCSA gives $2.3 million to schools to train military vets to drive trucks

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has awarded $2.3 million in grants to 13 technical and community colleges across the U.S. to help train veterans and their families for jobs ...
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FMCSA renews charter for industry stakeholder-based advisory committee

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced it has renewed the charter for the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee, effective Oct. 1.

No qualms from Big 2 trucking groups with Darling nomination

Both the American Trucking Associations and the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association have expressed their support for the nomination of Scott Darling to head the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration as ...

Obama nominates Scott Darling to head FMCSA

President Barack Obama this week nominated T.F. Scott Darling to become the next administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, a position he’s filled on an acting basis since ...

Feds say better oversight needed of state CDL testing

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration needs to clarify and improve its oversight of state CDL testing, according to a new federal report.

Kentucky driver shutdown by FMCSA over false logs, fatal crash

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has issued an imminent hazard out-of-service order, effectively a shutdown order, to a Kentucky-based driver after FMCSA determined he falsified his records-of-duty status in ...

Video whiteboard: FMCSA’s 7 goals for ELD mandate explained

Omnitracs released a new video detailing what fleets need to know about the upcoming Electronic Logging Device (ELD) mandate, expected to be published in September 2015.

FMCSA: 10,000 military vets have already received CDLs through skills test waiver program

More than 10,000 veterans and active duty personnel have taken advantage of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Military Skills Test Waiver Program.

FMCSA shuts down another owner-op following maintenance, hours, testing violations

FMCSA says in the last 12 months, Pompey has been issued six out-of-service orders for violations found in roadside inspections, including several brake, tire and steering component violations.

FMCSA increasing fines for wide range of regulatory violations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is set to publish April 3 a Final Rule increasing fine levels across the board for violations of Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.