The FMCSA has updated the enforcement (penalties) database for 2010.  Penalties are up 24% over 2009 from $29.3M to $36.1M.  In 2009, 5,835 carriers were penalized, in 2010 that number increased to 7,325 (up 25.5%).  Leaping from the data is another clear indicator of the Agencies focus on HOS.  2010 penalites for Part 395 violations were $13.1M, up from $11.7M in 2009 resulting in fully 37% of enforcement fines involving HOS (part 395).  Stay tuned for some new information linking $ to CSA.