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FMCSA board to review waiver criteria for drivers on anti-seizure meds

The board will review whether it should consider measures to change or remove the need for such drivers to seek approval from their medical examiner. 

YRC wants reprieve from certain ELD mandate provisions

YRC Worldwide is following in UPS’ footsteps and requesting a temporary exemption from certain provisions in the ELD mandate, including an exemption to allow the company to purchase new trucks ...

Construction group seeks hours exemptions for asphalt haulers

The National Asphalt Pavement Association has requested an exemption to allow asphalt mixture hauling drivers to use on-duty waiting time to satisfy the 30-minute rest break requirement, and an exemption ...

Hours regs suspended in Oregon, Washington for wildfire relief haulers

I-84 is closed in Oregon in both directions between milemarker 17 in Troutdale and milemarker 62 at Hood River, according to the Oregon DOT.

CCJ Innovator: Oakley Transport takes the lead in food safety management, quality

Oakley Transport’s quality initiatives redefine food transportation excellence.

Top Senate Democrat calls on FMCSA to resume sleep apnea rulemaking

The Senate’s top Democrat, Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, has asked the U.S. DOT to “immediately reverse course” on its recent decision to withdraw a rule that would have set sleep ...
The entry-level driver training NPRM is projected to clear OMB Dec. 18 and be published in the Federal Register Dec. 28.

FMCSA: States can take out-of-state CLP applications of any potential trucker

FMCSA is issuing regulatory guidance to clarify that states can choose to accept out-of-state commercial learner’s permit (CLP) applications and administer the general knowledge test to any out-of-state applicants, not ...

Hino granted exemption to mount safety tech cameras lower on windshields

In the notice, FMCSA says based on the technical specs of the cameras, there is no indication the cameras would obstruct the view of drivers. Additionally, the agency says the ...

Hours regs suspension extended for drought in Dakotas, N.C. adds waiver too

A Regional Emergency Declaration was declared by FMCSA for North Dakota and South Dakota, extending an hours-of-service regulations suspension in the states. An extended power outage on North Carolina's Outer ...

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.