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Heavy Duty Trucking

FMCSA to Issue 90-Day ELD Waiver to Ag Haulers
Heavy Duty Trucking
In addition, FMCSA said it will be issuing “formal guidance” on the existing hours-of-service exemption for the agricultural industry and on the “personal conveyance” provision for all truckers (which, simply put, refers to when movement of a truck by ...
FMCSA To announce additional ELD transition guidanceFence Post
Ag Commodity Transporters Get 90-day Waiver on ELD ImplementationAgWeb
FMCSA: ELD mandate will have grace period, agricultural exemptionFleet Owner
CDLLIFE - Trucking News (press release) (blog) -Truck News -KTIC
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FleetUp Obtains FMCSA Certification for 'Web Service' Transfer of ELD Data
PR Newswire (press release)
In order to achieve mandate compliance, a fleet organization must submit hours of service (HOS) log data from an ELD device to the FMCSA website, which just launched its ELD data web service port last month in anticipation of the December 2017 ELD ...

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Fleet Owner

Mobile Awareness delivers ELD solution
Fleet Owner
Mobile Awareness announced the release of a new Hours of Service (HOS) solution providing transport businesses a paperless Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) compliant system. According to the company, it is fully integrated with ...

Transport Topics Online

Gautreaux Starts as No. 2 at FMCSA
Transport Topics Online
The country's regulatory agency for trucks and buses has a new deputy administrator in Cathy Gautreaux. This month, Gautreaux, formerly the executive director for the Louisiana Motor Transport Association with experience in national affairs through ...

Fleet Owner

Maven ELD certified, listed on the FMCSA registry
Fleet Owner
Maven noted its ELD has “undergone extensive testing” to meet the requirements ahead of the mandate scheduled to begin on Dec. 18. Related: Petition to FMCSA: When truck drivers are detained, extend hours of service limit. Maven Machines' ELD ...

Heavy Duty Trucking

FMCSA Not Doing Enough to Keep Unsafe Operators Off Highways, NTSB Says
Heavy Duty Trucking
In the wake of its investigation of a crash caused by a fatigued motorcoach driver, the National Transportation Safety Board reiterated its call for the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to change its motor carrier safety rating system to ...
NTSB: Federal Regulator Failed to Keep Dangerous Operator Off the RoadThe Drive
NTSB calls for stricter safety measures for motorcoaches after fatal California crashThe Trucker
Sleep-Deprived Drivers, Deadly Crashes Prompt NTSB Review
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Heavy Duty Trucking

New FMCSA Deputy Administrator Outlines Agency Priorities
Heavy Duty Trucking
FMCSA has heard from a wide range of people on this issue,” she said. “The staff heard the concerns presented and we want to work with the groups, but the bottom line is in the end, FMCSA cannot arbitrarily change the compliance date of Dec. 18, 2017.

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Overdrive Magazine

Iowa college using FMCSA grant to help military vets obtain CDLs
Overdrive Magazine
Des Moines Area Community College received the $88,460 grant through FMCSA's Commercial Motor Vehicle Operator Safety Training Grant program. The college says its goal is to train and graduate 20 military veterans and help them land driving jobs.

Commercial Carrier Journal

ELD violations won't ding carriers' CSA scores until April, FMCSA announces
Commercial Carrier Journal
Carriers who are hit with citations for non-compliance with FMCSA's electronic logging device mandate will not have points recorded against them in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability carrier scoring system, safety officials said today at a public ...
More drivers are buckling up: FMCSAToday's Trucking News
Seat belt use by commercial vehicle drivers rises to record levelThe Trucker

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Senate Committee Supports Trump Nominee Ray Martinez for FMCSA Administrator
Top priorities Martinez may face early on if confirmed as FMCSA chief include the implementation of the ELD mandate, discussions around the hours-of-service rule that was enacted in 2013 and following through on President Trump's commitment to reduce ...

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