A House committee will consider this week legislation that would require FMCSA to — if it were to take any action — pursue a sleep disorder screening rule rather than guidance.
The results of Atlas Van Lines annual King of the Road survey presented in infographic form show drivers are concerned about eating right and the growing use of social media and smartphones.
The Interstate 5 bridge that collapsed over the Skagit River in Washington in late May and caused major disruption of the West Coast corridor reopened this weekend after a permanent span of bridge was added.
Legislation introduced into the House this week would force FMCSA to develop a formal regulation rather than guidance if it were to pursue any action on sleep disorder screening.
Of the 71,630 drivers inspected in this year's Roadcheck 2013 inspection blitz, 4.3 were placed out of service, with half of the out-of-service orders stemming from hours of service violations, said CVSA.
At the annual fall meeting of the Technology and Maintenance Council, Women in Trucking president Ellen Voie said the female driver pool is growing and fleets should consider that when spec'ing vehicles.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has started testing a new way to perform safety audits on new entrant carriers in an attempt to better focus resources on what it deems high-risk carriers.
Oil field equipment hauler Boots Chivington added a touches to make his truck more than just a tribute to his trade – the truck was built as a memorial to his son.
James Jaillet is the News Editor for CCJ and Overdrive. Reach him at email@example.com.
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