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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) News Archives

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For independent trucking operators, the largest chunk of their insurance costs is liability coverage, which pays for injuries and property damage from a wreck. For over-the-road drivers, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requires 0

White House Aims To Shore Up Trucking

The White House unveiled a sweeping initiative aimed at shoring up the ranks of the nation’s truck drivers that could potentially lead to boosting driver pay. The Biden-Harris Administration Trucking Action Plan is being launched…

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Trucking Sees New Player Surge

Trucking sees new player surge in the number of newly authorized trucking companies — especially small ones. From July 2020 -Sept, the FMCSA approved more than 104k new for-hire trucking companies, and that’s excluding private fleets…

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Trucking Applications May Set Record

About 51,000 motor carriers had received common or contract carrier authority through June, making 2021 likely to surpass 2020’s calendar-year record of 59,000, according to transport consultancy FTR. The company’s data was drawn from FMCSA…

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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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