The agency will formally announce this week a plan to form a “negotiated rulemaking” or “reg neg” committee made up of regulators, carriers, licensing agencies, training organizations, enforcement groups, labor unions, safety groups and others.
Clark's personal story relative to pay, recruiting and retention on the new North American Trucking Alerts community, advocacy website.
The agency announced this week its intentions to survey recently licensed truck operators as part of the data gathering process in producing an entry level driver training rule.
How truck-based cameras are capturing evidence that affects safety and privacy on the road.
Learning long and hard: "I haven't developed the nerves it takes to play these monkey games. I'm still panicky when the truck isn't rolling."
Jimmy Ardis tells the funny story of how he learned to drive -- his uncle rapping his knuckles with a yardstick from the sleeper whenever he jammed a gear too quickly -- toward a serious ...
If FMCSA is really concerned about safety, "they'll go after the companies with churn like a Wisconsin butter factory, and leave experienced drivers and small companies with longtime employees alone."
Meet Todd Modderman, independent owner-operator who today collaborates in his spare time with the B.R.A.K.E.S. program of young driver education, utilizing his Peterbilt 379.
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