Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Handbook (Green Book®) (00743)
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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Handbook (Green Book®)

FMCSR handbook gives your drivers easy access to word-for-word Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations in spiral or softbound format. Read more.

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Overview

  • Includes Parts 303, 325, 350-399, and 40 of the FMCSRs, with interpretations inserted immediately following the regulation
  • Covers the ELD rules, found in Part 395, Subpart B
  • Excellent reference guide for teaching and management
  • FMCSR handbook is reprinted every three months, ensuring access to up-to-date Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations
  • Includes the following information:
    • Intermodal equipment requirements
    • Minimum periodic inspection standards
    • Medical regulatory criteria
    • Regulatory histories
    • New Entrant Safety Audits regulation information
  • Softbound or spiral bound, 8-1/2" x 11", 608 pages

Volume Pricing

Volume Pricing
Product Code Description 1 - 9 10 - 24 25 - 49 50 - 99 100 - 149
7545
Spiral Bound, 8-1/2" x 11"
$19.49
$18.79
$18.39
$17.39
$16.59
765
Softbound, 8-1/2" x 11"
$16.59
$15.59
$14.89
$13.99
$13.19

Specification

Specification
Product Code Description Format ISBN Units Per Case
7545
Spiral Bound, 8-1/2" x 11"
Spiral Bound
978-1-60287-593-7
11 per case
765
Softbound, 8-1/2" x 11"
Softbound
978-1-60287-592-0
10 per case

More Information

The FMCSR Handbook contains critical regulatory information on a wide range of fleet safety topics:

  • alcohol and drug testing
  • CDL standards
  • financial responsibility for motor carriers
  • driver qualification
  • safe operation of commercial motor vehicles
  • hours of service
  • vehicle inspection, repair and maintenance
  • hazardous materials
  • and much more

View Sample

Click on the links below to view sample pages from J. J. Keller's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations Handbook.

Handbook Updates

The February 2017 printing of the FMCSR Handbook contains the following revisions:

  • Added new regulations for entry-level driver training.
  • Added new regulations for the alcohol and drug national clearinghouse.
  • Revised CDL requirements for military personnel entering the civilian workforce.

The November 2016 printing of the FMCSR Handbook contains the following revisions:

  • Revised the definition of "service agent" in the drug & alcohol procedures.
  • Revised regulation regarding the mounting of technology devices on the inside windshield.
  • Revised many sections to make technical, organizational, conforming, and correcting amendments.

The August 2016 printing of the FMCSR Handbook contains the following revisions:

  • Revised effective and compliance dates for the Unified Registration System final rule, and corrected several regulatory provisions not yet in effect.
  • Added and revised regulations to make changes mandated by the “Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act” (FAST Act).
  • In Appendixes A and B to Part 386, increased the penalty amounts to account for inflation.
  • In Parts 393, 396, and Appendix G, revised regulations and interpretations by adding a definition of “major tread groove,” adding specific requirements for when violations or defects on a roadside inspection report must be corrected, eliminating the option for a motor carrier to use a roadside inspection report to satisfy the annual inspection requirement, and other miscellaneous revisions.

The May 2016 printing of the FMCSR Handbook contains the following revisions:

  • Added Sections 372.245 and 372.247 regarding the commercial zones at the international border with Mexico.
  • Added Section 390.300T, which postponed the compliance date for regulations regarding the lease and interchange of passenger-carrying CMVs.

The February 2016 edition of the FMCSR Handbook contains two major new regulations:

  • Prohibition of Driver Coercion. This new regulation prohibits motor carriers, shippers, receivers, and transportation intermediaries from coercing drivers to operate in violation of the regulations. The new regulations become effective January 29, 2016.
  • Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs) and Supporting Documents. These new regulations cover the mandates for using ELDs, ELD specifications, driver harassment, and supporting documents. The regulations become effective February 16, 2016. Compliance date is December 18, 2017.

The November 2015 printing of the FMCSR Handbook contains the following revisions:

  • Revisions in insurance and carrier registration requirements that were to become effective October 23, 2015, have been revised, and the effective dates have been extended to December 12, 2015, September 30, 2016, or December 31, 2016.
  • Revised Question 2 in the interpretations for Section 395.15, Automatic on-board recording devices.
  • Minor revisions were issued to correct errors and omissions, update cross references, and improve clarity and consistency of certain regulatory provisions.

The August 2015 printing of the FMCSR Handbook contains three significant revisions:

  • In Part 40, changes were made to the Chain of Custody and Control Form to include electronic versions of the form.
  • Revised medical form and card, and recordkeeping and reporting procedures (Part 391).
  • Added regulations regarding the lease and interchange of passenger-carrying vehicles (Part 390).

The May 2015 printing of the FMCSR Handbook contains three significant revisions:

  • Revised the civil penalties for violations of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and Federal Hazardous Materials Regulations.
  • Added interpretation to Section 390.5 about a specific accident scenario and whether it meets the definition of an accident.
  • Added interpretation to Section 391.21 about employer notification systems and motor vehicle records.

The February 2015 printing of the FMCSR Handbook contains two significant revisions:

  • Added Editor's Notes to the 34-hour restart restrictions in Sec. 395.3 stating that the restrictions are not being enforced
  • Revised the Driver's Vehicle Inspection Report requirements (Sec. 396.11)

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