driver safety

Senate bill mandates EOBRs

Measure would give the federal transportation department authority to assess driver safety fitness.

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FMCSA seeks to study drivers

FMCSA says this information will aid the agency in developing future safety initiatives.

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A window on FMCSA’s CSA driver-enforcement authority goals

I thought I'd share a document leaked earlier in the year -- specifically in May, and to the Transportation Weekly publication -- that purported to be a draft highway bill whose genesis was within the Obama administration. It contains a 12-page section headed by "Driver Safety Provisions," beginning on p. 366, that seems to further confirm Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration intentions to expand authority in the Compliance, Safety, Accountability enforcement regime to rate individual ...

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Schneider National driver exceeds 4 million safe miles

Schneider National Inc., company driver Mark DeSotel was honored for driving 4 million accident-free miles in his nearly 35 years with the fleet, based in Green Bay, Wis. Late last year, he became the third driver in the carrier’s history to achieve the distinction.

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Wake up call

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is expected soon to raise the bar on screening and treatment for obstructive sleep apnea.

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