Reforming employee-driver compensation by removing the FLSA overtime exemption was among top recommendations, likewise expanding truck-parking availability, sleep apnea, further New Entrant attention and more.
What would you tell the FMCSA to focus on in terms of priority issues for the next highway reauthorization? Find here what FMCSA's Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's diverse membership thinks.
For some obstructive sleep apnea sufferers, there might be a simple -- thought not always easy, of course -- method out of the condition: Losing weight.
The law, signed by President Barack Obama Tuesday, Oct. 15, forbids FMCSA from using guidance alone to address sleep apnea screening for drivers.
The text in full of H.R. 3095, a bill to require FMCSA to adopt any sleep apnea/disorder provision in driver's medical certifications procedures through formal rulemaking.
The U.S. Senate passed last week the so-called sleep apnea bill, which would require that any action taken by FMCSA pertaining to sleep disorder screening come via formal rulemaking. The bill now moves on to ...
For now. There are indications that Congressional mandating of FMCSA taking a rulemaking approach to any apnea regulation would slow the process down, though some readers didn't see it that way.
The bill that would prevent the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration from solely issuing guidance relative to sleep disorder/apnea screening of truck drivers has passed in the House.
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