Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration files court document

FMCSA Defends Hours Rule The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration defended its hours-of-service rule in a court filing, arguing that limits on the 34-hour restart are reasonable. The agency also told a federal appeals court that the risks of the 11-hour limit on driving are outweighed by the productivity savings, and the 30-minute rest break improves safety. The agency was … Read more…

Commercial Driver’s Licenses for Military

Congress Passes Bill Helping Military Obtain CDLs Before leaving for the fall election break, Congress passed legislation that allows states to issue Commercial Driver’s Licenses (CDLs) to military service members who are stationed in that state. The bill, the Military Commercial Driver’s License Act of 2012, passed the House and Senate in mere days. The goal of the legislation is … Read more…