Anne Ferro

Ferro: Many ways to cut fatigue in crashes

| May 12, 2010

Administrator said reduced fatigue could be accomplished through research, programs, events, education, and targeted outreach and intervention.

A modest proposal for hours flexibility: ‘Gold Card drivers’

| April 16, 2010

Trucker/marathoner/blogger Jeff Clark offers a well-thought-out idea for hours-of-service flexibility, giving the stellar, safe drivers out there a new name and the freedom to use their status to run how they please: "Gold card drivers" ...

In praise of a good scale

| April 06, 2010

A scale can be the bane of a truck driver's existence, turning a long-held friendly rural-shipper relationship sour when an inaccurate estimation of cargo weight is found faulty 50 miles down the road at the ...

Hours of services changes: Sooner and later

| March 30, 2010

If you have any doubt about whether the bureaucrats in Washington, D.C., are getting the message about needed flexibility in the hours of service revision, worry no longer. I attended part of the fifth hours ...

FMCSA may schedule March hours-of-service session

| February 10, 2010

The head of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration said in future years, the agency may consider driver safety ratings in its Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 program and could have a fifth hours-of-service listening session ...

FMCSA may schedule March hours-of-service session

Jill Dunn | February 10, 2010

The agency may consider driver safety ratings in its Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 program.

FMCSA finally listening to drivers?

| February 09, 2010

On the subject of the hours of service, my entire time covering the trucking industry has been to the ever-more-visible backdrop curtain of calls (to really mix metaphors) to introduce some sort of flexibility into the ...

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