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.
Driver Pre-Employment Screening Program crash/inspection violation history reports are now available to companies involved in hiring decisions beyond just interstate motor carriers.
Atlas Van Lines has put together a clever infographic highlighting statistics about distracted driving and safety.
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.
More than 60 percent of Overdrive readers favored some form of marijuana-use legalization or decriminalization, with a majority reflecting three current state ballot initiatives beyond medical use.
A letter writer to a Minnesota newspaper, contending there's an epidemic of big-rig drivers' speeding on the nation's highways, is suffering from tunnel vision when he mocks drivers' "professional" badge of honor.
Politicians making ridiculous comparisons notwithstanding, in the late call for regulation of GPS units, many readers noted there could be no technological excuse for a lack of driver common sense.
What is the best way to use a stake pocket as a chain anchor point? Reader J.D. Bronson, among others, offers his preferred method.
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