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Free Report Offers Advice on How to Comply With FMCSA Handheld Phone Ban

HERNDON, VA -- A new Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) rule went into effect Jan. 3 that prohibits an estimated 4 million interstate commercial truck and bus drivers from using handheld cell phones while driving. To help commercial fleet operators conform to the new regulation, software provider ZoomSafer has released “FMCSA Cell Phone Use Regulations: A Guide to Compliance for Truck and Bus Fleets.”

DOT Proposes On-Board Recorder Requirement

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on Jan. 31 issued a regulatory proposal that would require interstate commercial truck and bus companies to install electronic on-board recorders (EOBRs) to monitor their drivers' hours-of-service (HOS) compliance.

Changes Proposed for Driver Hours-of-Service Rules

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on Dec. 23 issued a regulatory proposal that would revise hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for commercial truck drivers.

L.A. Bus Line Faces Safety Violation Charges

PHOENIX - The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on June 21 issued a notice of claim charging a Los Angeles-based bus line and its owner with multiple safety violations, the Associated Press reported. The company was involved in a March 5 crash near Phoenix that resulted in six fatalities.

Motorcoach Crash in Texas Kills 2, Injures 40

CAMPBELL, TX - An Americanos USA bus on Tuesday, March 16, veered out of control on a Texas highway before flipping over, killing two passengers and injuring 40 others on board, the Associated Press reported.

Government Shuts Down L.A. Bus Firm

VAN NUYS, CA - The U.S. Government has closed down Tierra Santa Inc., a Los Angeles-area bus company involved in a crash that killed six people in Arizona on Friday, March 5, the Los Angeles Times reported.