1. FMCSA to revise violation list for CSA Methodology
The FMCSA has enhanced the Safety Measurement System (SMS) Methodology so that it includes violations based on new cell phone use regulations. Click to continue.
2. The hours-of-service changes are here, but don’t panic
On December 27, 2011, the FMCSA published the final rule changing the hours-of-service regulations. There are a few significant dates involved, as well as some vital changes. Click to continue.
3. List of state requirements for med card/CDL merger rule posted by AAMVA
Starting January 30, 2012, and no later than January 30, 2014, all CDL holders must provide information to their state driver licensing agencies (SDLAs) regarding the type of CMV operation they drive in or expect to drive in with their CDL. Click to continue.
4. New FAQ on cell phone ban posted by FMCSA
The FMCSA updated its list of Cell Phone Ban Frequently Asked Questions appearing on its website. Click to continue.
5. CVSA releases results of 'Operation Safe Driver'
Targeting enforcement and education efforts at both passenger as well as commercial vehicle drivers is starting to pay off, according to recently released results. Click to continue.
6. Do you operate interstate or intrastate?
It seems like a fairly straightforward issue. Interstate transportation involves a vehicle crossing borders and operating in two or more jurisdictions; if a truck never leaves a state, it must be performing intrastate motor carriage. Surprisingly, this is not always true. Click to continue.
7. Are your placards clean and visible?
It is important to keep placards visible, clean, and displayed as specified in the Hazardous Materials Regulations. Click to continue.
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