FMCSA’s hours of service proposal could be impeded by government shutdown

The partial shutdown of the U.S. government could delay the publication of a proposed rule to reform hours of service regulations, according to a U.S. DOT official. Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration officials hinted in December that a notice of proposed rulemaking offering potential revisions to federal hours regs could come as early as March. But the lingering closure of federal agencies will impede FMCSA’s ability to proceed with the rulemaking process, the official said. Read More

What is REAL ID?

Effective October 1, 2020, a REAL ID Driver License or Non-Driver Identification Card, or a Passport will be required to board an airplane for domestic flights or enter a secure federal facility. Your current Driver License or Non-Driver Identification Card will be accepted until October 1, 2020. Your REAL ID Driver License or Non-Driver Identification Card will be marked with a star in the top right corner to indicate it may be used for federal identification. NH License with the star indicating that it may be used for federal identification

NH Department of Safety News

The State of New Hampshire, Department of Safety, Division of Motor Vehicles is excited to announce its participation in the CDL modernization effort. The DMV will be hosting an event this spring in conjunction with the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). New Hampshire has been chosen as the place to pilot test the new CDL testing model. This is a great opportunity to participate in the changing of the current CDL test model. In the coming months, the DMV will be looking for volunteer companies and drivers. Please stay tuned for further information!

New Training

DOT Audit Wednesday, February 6, 8am-12pm Reasonable Suspicion Wednesday, February 6, 12:30pm-3:30pm Collectors Wednesday, February 13, 8:30am-3:30pm Defensive Driving for Professional Truck Drivers March 5, 8:30am-12:30pm CMVR for Drivers March 27, 8:30am-12:30pm Hazardous Materials April 4, 8:30am-12:30pm Pre-trip April 11, 8:30am-12:30pm Fork Truck Training Wednesday, February 13, 2019, 8:30 am Thursday, March 7, 2019, 8:30 am Wednesday, April 3, 2019, 8:30 am Wednesday, May 1, 2019, 8:30 am