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Oct 03, 2014

Fifty shades of FMCSA

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) draws criticism from someone for everything it does. That’s natural, and FMCSA is....More
Aug 22, 2014

Ferro’s fickle friends

As head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) – a post she vacates Aug. 22 – Anne Ferro called for reforms in driver....More
Jul 31, 2014

Technology as safety net for drivers

Yesterday was a milestone for our family. It wasn’t one of the huge milestones, mind you-- no birth of a child or grandchild, no wedding or....More
Jun 04, 2014

Prepare ASAP for media calls on fatigue

Barring an 11th hour deal, we will see something fairly rare on Thursday morning, June 5: A debate on trucking safety in a public and unpredictable....More
Apr 16, 2014

The easy life of a truck driver?

One of the big partisan battles waging in America currently is the Democrats’ push for gender equality in pay. Regardless of where you come....More
Feb 07, 2014

FMCSA sees what’s not there, ignores what is

When the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced its own research to counter a highly critical Government Accountability Office report....More
Jan 03, 2014

How do you track the invisible?

On New Year’s Eve, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced that it had shut down two affiliated South Carolina trucking....More
Nov 15, 2013

What’s up with trucking’s sagging job growth?

In percentage terms, the for-hire trucking industry’s payroll employment gains in both 2011 and 2012 was the highest since 1994, but growth....More
What's Down the Road?

Avery Vise comments on how economic, regulatory, technological and supply chain developments affect the trucking industry.

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