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Changes to New Entrant Safety Assurance Program

  • FMCSA
  • 1/27/2016 1:21:00 PM
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The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration of the US Department of Transportation has issued “Changes to the NEW Entrant Safety Assurance Program”, effective January 2010. A NEW Entrant is defined as a motor carrier not domiciled in Mexico that applies for a U.S. DOT identification number in order to initiate operations in interstate commerce.
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Idling Laws

Act 124 Idling Signage Under Act 124 of 2008 (Idling Restrictions) owner/operators are required to have specific signage at your location notifying drivers of the idling restriction.
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Charter Bus Rules vs Transit

Effective April 1, 2008, new Charter Bus Rules were issued by the FTA which explain what a charter trip is and who can perform the trip. View the Charter Service Rule to find out if transit authorities are doing charter work in violation of federal law.
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