The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has proposed a nine-year plan for identifying the riskiest drivers and addressing unsafe driver behavior.
Highway bill includes truck parking elements, court orders release of truck stop tiger, owner-operator finalists named, medical certificate changes start Jan. 30, driver shortage to worsen says FTR and more industry news items are featured.
The driver safety fitness rating has been on the backburner but is coming back through the upcoming highway bill.
Safety improvement proposal is aimed at removing high-risk drivers and carriers from operation.
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