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2011-02-28 16:51:00

NEWARK, N.J., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's proposed initiative for reducing trucking accidents would limit driving time, adding driver availability to the list of in-demand capacity resources.

2011-02-16 15:35:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- An independent review of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Hours of Service "Regulatory Impact Analysis" has found the Agency wildly overstated the proposal's benefits.

2011-01-21 16:32:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Acting State Transportation Secretary Scott Christie has temporarily waived certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for the smooth delivery of heating oil and propane gas to homes and businesses for heating purposes.

2011-01-19 11:50:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Bill Graves, President and CEO of the American Trucking Associations sent a letter today to President Obama concerning his new Executive Order and its applicability to this Administration's recently proposed Hours-of-Service rule changes.

2011-01-12 15:26:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to rationalize a change in federal Hours of Service (HOS) requirements for professional truck drivers, the U.S.

2011-01-12 00:01:32

Making electronic on-board recorders mandatory in addition to the FMCSA’s proposed tightening of its hours-of-service regulations would help to keep tired truckers off Georgia’s highways and interstates, Atlanta truck accident lawyer Bruce Millar says. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 11, 2011 Even though the trucking industry widely believes the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has gone too far with recently proposed changes to its hour-of-service regulations, Atlanta...

2011-01-06 00:01:48

Proposed federal rules changes would guarantee that commercial truck drivers get needed rest and reduce the risk of truck wrecks, Pennsylvania truck accident lawyer Marion Munley says. Scranton, PA (PRWEB) January 5, 2011 Pennsylvania truck accident attorney Marion Munley says she fully supports proposed changes to the federal hours of service regulations because they would help keep drowsy truck drivers off the road and protect other motorists. “Our law firm has represented truck...

2010-12-29 15:04:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Transportation Secretary Allen D. Biehler has temporarily waived certain restrictions on commercial drivers to allow for the smooth delivery of heating oil and propane gas to homes and businesses for heating purposes.

2010-11-05 10:34:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has placed Mid-Florida Extraditions of Melbourne, Florida out-of-service and fined the company $2,170 for violating hours-of-service and insurance requirements.


Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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