Tagged: FMCSA

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Teamsters Fighting DOT Exemptions

The Teamsters Union has become more aggressive in its fight against the U.S. DOT’s late-December decision to exempt motor carriers from California labor laws that require periodic meal breaks and paid rest breaks.
Last month…

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Hazmat Transporter Ordered To Close

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (USDOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has ordered a Crossville, Tenn.-based trucking company, Rock City Stone Co. to immediately cease all transportation. Rock City Stone Co. operates as RC…

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Trucker Group Calls For Strike

A group calling itself Black Smoke Matters is trying to organize a shutdown of truckers on April 12 to protest a variety of conditions affecting drivers, including hours of service and training levels. The group…

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FMCSA Updates Personal Conveyance Rule

Earlier this year the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) issued updated guidance on use of personal conveyance by commercial truck drivers. Previously, guidance had restricted the use of personal conveyance to “unladen” vehicles, which…

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NTTC Seeks ELD Feedback

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently released an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rule Making for the hours of service (HOS) regulations for interstate truck drivers. The notice allows truckers to address issues caused…

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NTTC Opposing ELD Exemption Request

National Tank Truck Carriers (NTTC), the leading trade association for the U.S. tank-truck industry, recently submitted a letter to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Association (FMCSA)  regarding a busness group’s attempt to be exempted from new Electronic Logging Devices (ELD) rules.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Elaine L. Chao swears in Raymond P. Martinez as Administrator of the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration 0

Raymond Martinez to Lead FMCSA

The U.S. Senate last month confirmed Raymond Martinez appointment as Administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). His nomination had been reported favorably on Nov. 11 by the Committee on Commerce, Science,...

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