truck safety

FMCSA’s Ferro, trucking groups square off in Senate over hours, agency priorities

At a Senate hearing this week, regulators and trucking groups offered testimony to lawmakers about what could be done to improve truck safety in the U.S. Here are some highlights.

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Poster art for truck safety

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administrator Anne Ferro yesterday announced the two winners of this year’s “Be Ready, Be Buckled” Safety Belt Student Art Contest. Regular readers of the Channel 19 blog will remember this post about last year's contest. Second grader Sophia Chen from Edison, N.J., and fifth grader Richard He from Parsippany in the same state were recognized at a ceremony at the U.S. Department of Transportation building in Washington, D.C. Each won top honors for ...

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FMCSA awards $5M in grants to Kansas

Federal grants for Kansas are aimed to improve truck and bus safety across the state.

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Researcher rejects hours studies

Former head of FMCSA research says recent studies contain many problems and shouldn’t be relied on to support the agency’s proposed changes.

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NTSB sets truck safety forum

Hours of service and electronic onboard recorders are among topics listed for the National Transportation Safety Board’s public forum on truck safety.

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Safety award deadline July 22

The award recognizes individuals, states and agencies with creative programs that improved truck safety.

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Agency offers revised CSA 2010 schedule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has developed a revised schedule for the rollout of the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010.

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