The agency has asked its Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee for ways to combat distracted driving.
A driver shortage is emerging but several factors are working against meeting the demand for drivers.
Trucking representatives said the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 is good in some regards, but they have concerns about how its data is used in safety evaluations.
The hearing will be June 23 before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
U.S. and state officials have investigated misclassification in recent years, with industries such as trucking and construction drawing more scrutiny.
Several companies are providing truck electrification services in a market boosted by recent government grants, new or stricter idling laws and trucker demand.
The bill increases bond to $100,000 and applies the bonding requirement to freight forwarders.
Todd Roccapriore won Best in Show and other honors with his custom-built 2004 Peterbilt 379.
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