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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) News Archives

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Last Year Saw Carrier Surge

As freight volumes have risen over time, the U.S. also has seen a steady increase in the number of new for-hire trucking companies authorized each year. Over the past 20 years, the upward trend has…

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Feds Again Extend HOS Rules

Federal regulators issued a fourth extension of a rare 50-state exemption of hours-of-service (HOS) rules due to ongoing health risks caused by COVID-19. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced in February it was…

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Feds Order Nixx LLC To Halt Operations

A small carrier based in MT has been declared an imminent hazard and ordered to stop operating by federal safety officials after they discovered widespread violations of safety regulations. The infractions ranged from drivers without commercial…

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FMCSA Relaxing Driver Drug Tests

For carriers having trouble keeping up with truck driver drug screenings amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) said recently it will attempt to use discretion in enforcing the 2020 requirement…

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