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Effective June 18, 2015 the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) approved an exemption for drivers from the half-hour break requirement if they are transporting loads that exceed normal weight and dimensional limits and require a permit issued by a government authority.
There will be some important changes to the Basic Inspection of Terminals (BIT) Program effective January 1, 2016. Due to this, it is important to be vigilant about keeping close track of your company’s safety data because it monitored by the Compliance, Safety and Accountability (CSA) Enforcement Program of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration […]
The Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) is requiring Caltrans to meet federal outreach goals on projects funded by the FHWA. The goals set by the FHWA are 13.5 percent of the contract. Contractors are required to make a Good Faith Effort (GFE) in order to be awarded these projects, many of which are very large. If […]
Perhaps the biggest lessons we have learned in the two decades spent dealing with local and state agencies on transportation issues is to be patient…and persistent. So, to start the New Year off right, Greg Dineen & Associates introduced the following proposals for implementation to the California Transportation Permits Advisory Council (CTPAC).
The Specialized Carriers & Rigging Association (SCRA) has submitted an application for exemption to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) for an exemption from the 30-minute break requirement under the federal HOS regulations for drivers operating under permit loads (oversize/overweight).