Proposed Reverse Logistics Rule to Offer Exemption From Some Regs

A proposed reverse logistics rule would offer an exception from existing regulations for certain reverse logistics shipments by highway that will create “opportunities for reduced compliance costs among hazmat shippers and carriers, without any decrease in safety,” federal hazmat regulators said. The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration said its proposal, issued Aug. 11, aims to Read More »

FMCSA publishes E-log rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has formally published its proposal that will require all interstate truck drivers to use electronic logging devices. In a March 28 posting in the Federal Register, the agency said it will accept public comment on the proposed rule until May 27. The agency has said that it will not Read More »

DOT seeking input on how it should revise its regulations

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (FMCSRs) are under the microscope again, and the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) wants the public’s help in deciding what to focus on. The DOT is asking for public input in deciding how to go about reviewing and overhauling all of its regulations, including the FMCSRs. This is the Read More »