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.
Of the 21,255 trucks inspected in mid-September as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's Brake Safety Week, 15.3 percent were placed out of service.
House Reps. John J Duncan (R-Tenn.) and Peter Defazio (D-Ore.) have asked the Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General for an audit on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's Compliance, Safety, Accountability program.
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