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Overdrive Magazine

FMCSA floats plan to reduce carrier registration fees for 2018, 2019
Overdrive Magazine
The reduction, FMCSA says, will range from approximately $7 to $6,700 per entity in 2018, and from approximately $3 to $3,400 in 2019, depending on the number of vehicles owned by the affected carriers. FMCSA is seeking public comment on the proposed ...
FMCSA Plans to Reduce Annual Carrier Registration FeesTransport Topics Online

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Overdrive Magazine

AssetWorks' ELD Certified On The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) Registered ELDs List
Field Technologies Online (press release)
After cautiously testing, developing and deploying the ELD devices, AssetWorks can provide the confidence to their customers that their ELD meets all of the requirements of the ELD Mandate. AssetWorks is now listed as an approved vendor on the FMCSA's ...
Coretex Certifies ELD (press release)

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Heavy Duty Trucking

FMCSA Denies ATA Petition Regarding Truck Tire Inflation Rules
Heavy Duty Trucking
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration denied a petition filed by the American Trucking Associations that would remove a provision of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations regarding tire inflation. However, the agency says it will work ...

Small Business Trends

Pending December 2017 ELD implementation remains on track, says ex-FMCSA head Sandberg
Logistics Management
The FMCSA formally announced in late 2016 that the federal mandate for electronic logging devices (ELD) for commercial motor carriers was official and would take effect in December 2017, basically confirming the inevitable in some ways within the ...
What is the ELD Mandate and What Small Businesses Does It Impact?Small Business Trends

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Heavy Duty Trucking

FMCSA to Hold Correlation Study Public Meeting
PR Newswire (press release)
WASHINGTON, Sept. 1, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) will host a half-day public meeting on the topic of a National Academy of Sciences (NAS) report titled, ...
FMCSA Suspends Rules in 26 States to Help Fuel, Supplies Flow after HarveyHeavy Duty Trucking
FMCSA addresses regional fuel shortages due to Hurricane HarveyModern Bulk Transporter
FMCSA suspends hours regs for fuel haulers in 26 statesCommercial Carrier Journal
Transport Topics Online -Truck News
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Overdrive Magazine

House amendment would bar FMCSA from proceeding with speed limiter mandate
Overdrive Magazine
bars FMCSA from finalizing that rule. It was passed via a voice vote by the House last Wednesday and is now part of a House package that funds the government in the 2018 fiscal year. However, the bill still has not been passed by the House, nor has it ...

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FMCSA Slates Public Meeting on CSA-Scoring Action Plan
Heavy Duty Trucking
FMCSA is now required by the FAST Act highway bill to develop and implement an action plan “to address any identified deficiencies [by NSA] and submit it to Congress and the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) Office of Inspector General.”.

Commercial Carrier Journal

FMCSA expands Irma regional emergency declaration to six more states
Commercial Carrier Journal
Even though Hurricane Irma has been downgraded to a tropical depression, the storm is still bringing high winds and plenty of rain to the Southeast and Ohio Valley regions. In light of that, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Monday ...

OOIDA files ELD enforcement petition with FMCSA
Fleet Owner
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) filed a petition Aug. 29 with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) alleging that 26 states have not yet incorporated an electronic logging regulation into state law and are ...
Adding drive time to e-logs: can it be done legally?Commercial Carrier Journal
OOIDA seeks delay in ELD deadline, saying many states have no authority to enforce ruleDC Velocity

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Medical board to review exemption for drivers on anti-seizure meds
Land Line Magazine
According to the FMCSA's notice on the meeting, the Medical Review Board will identify factors the agency should consider for potential regulatory actions that would eliminate the need for granting exemptions for commercial motor vehicle drivers who ...

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