FMCSA’s proposed hours of service revision stirs criticisms.
Top three reasons warnings and citations were issued to commercial vehicle drivers included speeding, failing to use a safety belt and failure to obey traffic control devices.
The proposed national fuel economy and greenhouse gas reduction standards, electronic on-board recorders, CAT vocational trucks and a Hoover Dam bridge are among the trucking issues featured.
Fewer vehicles were taken out of service for brake defects during Operation Air Brake’s Brake Safety Week this year.
The traffic enforcement program will focus on enforcement in high-crash corridors with high truck traffic volumes.
The program is designed to raise awareness of brakes and brake issues.
More than 95 percent of drivers and 80 percent of the vehicles inspected passed compliance tests in the 2010 Roadcheck, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance said of its June 8-10 roadside inspections. Brake-related defects accounted for ...
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.
Overdrive's Most Beautiful contest is back for a second year. Submit yourself or a female truck driver you know! The first-place winner will win a trip to The Great American Trucking Show in August and will be featured in a story in Overdrive. Submissions accepted through March 20.
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