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2011-05-24 13:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- American Trucking Associations told the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration it supported the agency's proposal to require motor carriers to install devices to record drivers' hours of service electronically, but urged the agency to address important device design and performance requirements.

2011-05-24 11:02:00

ARLINGTON, Va., May 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Yesterday, NACD filed comments with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) expressing concerns about the agency's proposed rule to require all interstate carriers currently using Records of Duty (RODs) logbooks to use electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) to monitor hours of service compliance.

2011-04-13 12:59:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Officials from the American Trucking Associations again called on the U.S.

2011-04-13 10:28:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) recently filed comments in response to the notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) published in the January 28, 2011 Federal Register issue regarding Docket Numbers PHMSA-2010-0319 (HM-255) & FMCSA-2006-25660, Highway-Rail Grade Crossing; Safe Clearance.

2011-04-12 12:02:00

Strike Force Inspections Remove 289 Unsafe Passenger Buses and Drivers WASHINGTON, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S.

2011-04-08 16:32:00

ARLINGTON, Va., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following the U.S.

2011-03-29 12:42:00

Motor Carrier Enforcement Teams Conduct Safety Inspections HARRISBURG, Pa., March 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania State Police placed 162 trucks and 103 drivers out of service during a March 22 statewide enforcement effort that focused on seat belt use and proper driver and vehicle documentation, acting Commissioner Frank Noonan said today. Noonan said Operation SAFE, which stands for Seat Belt and Fatigue Enforcement, was conducted by members of state police motor carrier...

2011-03-07 16:41:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The reviews are in on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's proposed hours-of-service rule, and from shippers to law enforcement agencies, organizations of all stripes are panning the agency's proposal. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "Several of the proposed changes will create more difficulty for roadside inspectors and law enforcement officers to verify compliance .

2011-03-07 10:37:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In comments filed March 4, American Trucking Associations again called on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to abandon its politically motivated proposal to revise the hours-of-service rules and retain the current rules which are based on science and have been proven to function safely. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100129/ATALOGO) "In its current HOS proposal, the agency has abandoned years of objective...

2011-03-04 14:58:00

ARLINGTON, Va., March 4, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed comments today in response to a notice of proposed rulemaking from the Department of Transportation (DOT) Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) regarding Hours of Service of Drivers.


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