A proposed rule that would allow FMCSA to use a carrier's CSA rankings to produce an overall safety rating will come in the first half of 2013, said FMCSA Administrator Anne Ferro.
"If rates were up where they should be, drivers wouldn’t have to complain about receiving and loading fees one bit."
Among changes taking place this week are the introduction of a new hazmat-specific BASIC and adjustments in various violation weights.
Short answer: Probably not. Here find a roundup of viewpoints from readers on this and other issues surrounding FMCSA's new medical card-verification policy.
With third party vendors providing tools to carriers to compute their drivers CSA scores, only one continues to take that functionality directly to the "drivers" of CSA -- professional operators. Have you seen a tabulation ...
As FMCSA reps spoke of future routine nature of a medical qualifications exemption program for deaf drivers, Deaf Truckers United members engaged on current problems.
Before a group that included several members of the Deaf Truckers United advocacy group, FMCSA's medical chief Elaine Papp detailed agency efforts on new exemption programs.
At the 2012 Truck Driver Social Media Convention, Elaine Papp, chief of FMCSA's Medical Programs Division, offered insights on the agency's plan to introduce official sleep apnea guidance.
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