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June 18, 2014

eLogs, DVIR Forms in Fleet Tracking System

Navman Wireless USA announced the addition of new electronic driver log and driver vehicle inspection reporting (DVIR) options to its OnlineAVL2 fleet tracking system for corporate fleets.

April 28, 2014

J.J. Keller's to Feature DOT-Compliance Webcast

Maintaining FMCSA requirements for CMV’s can be confusing, especially for Class 3-8 vehicles. From cargo vans, to service and delivery trucks, how do you make sure you’re in compliance with FMCSA?

December 18, 2013

FMCSA Considers Changing Driver Vision Exemption

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is proposing to ease its standards for granting exemptions to driver vision requirements.

December 18, 2013

FMCSA Eases Enforcement of Break Requirement for Short-Haul Drivers

Short-haul drivers who find that they unexpectedly exceed their daily limits can get relief from enforcement of the 30-minute break requirement.

November 4, 2013

FMCSA Test-Drives Improvements on Safety Data Website

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is test-driving an improved version of its Safety Measurement System website.

September 4, 2013

Concern Voiced About FMCSA Proposal to Eliminate Submission of No-Defect Driver Inspection Reports

The FMCSA has proposed eliminating the requirement that pre- and post-trip driver vehicle inspection reports (DVIRs) be filed with the FMCSA when no defects are identified. There are concerns voiced by some fleet managers about the unintended consequences of this proposal, especially from a safety and operational perspective.

August 2, 2013

Federal Court Rules on HOS Break Provision

On Aug. 2, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit issued its ruling on the American Trucking Associations’ challenge to the most recent revisions in the hours-of-service rules; striking down a provision requiring short-haul drivers to take 30-minute off-duty break.

July 26, 2013

FMCSA and Transport Canada Collaborate on Interactive Driver Fatigue Management Tool

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and Transport Canada announced the launch of the North American Fatigue Management Program (NAFMP), a website that provides training and education on truck driver fatigue management.

July 12, 2013

White Paper Outlines Impact of New Regulations on Fleet Safety

A new white paper has been released outlining the impact of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA)'s new regulations on truck fleet safety.

July 1, 2013

New Hours-of-Service Regulations Began July 1

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced that new federal regulations designed to improve safety for the motoring public by reducing truck driver fatigue took full effect on July 1, 2013.

June 19, 2013

FMCSA and FHWA Leaders Preview Mobile Fleet Management Tool

XRS technology showcased the company’s PreClear software system, which allows truck drivers to bypass weigh stations and submit regulatory information – electronically, without the need to stop mid-route for leaders of the FMCSA and FHWA.

June 17, 2013

CSA Safety Scores Must Distinguish Between Preventable and Non-Preventable Accidents

A growing number of fleets contend that Compliance, Safety & Accountability (CSA) program is in need of substantial improvement. Currently, a fleet’s score in the CSA safety monitoring system is based on all fleet-involved crashes, including those that the company’s driver did not cause and could not reasonably have prevented. This scoring criteria is contrary to accepted industry standards and, in the long run, will undermine the validity of the CSA program in the eyes of covered fleets.

May 24, 2013

New FMCSA Hours-of-Service Enforcement Set for July 1

A 2011 law revising the federal hours-of-service requirements for commercial truck drivers in the U.S. will be enforced starting July 1.

April 17, 2013

FMCSA Chief Safety Officer to speak at THE ZONE 2013 Transportation Conference

Jack Van Steenburg, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Chief Safety Officer and Assistant Administrator is the newest addition to the speaking line up for Zonar’s annual transportation conference, The Zone taking place May 14-16 in San Antonio.

February 15, 2013

ATA: Study Shows Many Truck-Small Vehicle Crashes Caused by the Passenger Vehicle

A new report released by the American Trucking Associations paper cites studies that show that many crashes involving a commercial truck and a smaller vehicle were initiated or caused by the driver of the smaller vehicle.

January 2, 2013

U.S. Department of Transportation Orders Two Dayes Trucking, Two Dayes Transport to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Two Dayes Trucking and Two Dayes Transport to immediately cease all transportation services.

December 26, 2012

U.S. Department of Transportation Orders LEX Express, Inc. to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) today ordered passenger carrier LEX Express, Inc. (DBA Lincolnland Express) of Champaign, Ill., to shut down its operations.

December 19, 2012

FMCSA Orders Ben Gordon Enterprises LLC d.b.a. Gordon’s Tree Service to Shut Down

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered Ben Gordon Enterprises LLC d.b.a. Gordon's Tree Service of Slidell, La., to immediately cease all transportation services based on serious safety violations that pose an imminent hazard to public safety.

December 18, 2012

How Will the Hours-of-Service Revisions Affect Your Fleet?

Industry experts believe the FMCSA provisions will fundamentally change the way many fleets do business. Main points of the revised ruling are highlighted.

December 7, 2012

ATA Urges Further Dialogue on CSA Data Limitations

ARLINGTON, VA – A white paper issued by American Trucking Associations (ATA) indicated the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance Safety Accountability lacks sufficient data on the majority of the industry to render meaningful scores for most motor carriers.

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