The full MCSAC committee will meet Aprli 8-10 to issue recommendations on entry-level driver training regulations as well as hear briefings on a bevy of subjects from CSA to in-cab video monitoring.
Driver training standards were the subject of a four-hour regulatory listening session held at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Find highlights and links to full video in this story.
Steel coil haulers can now bring coils to and from Alabama without additional certification above what's required by federal law.
Stephen C. Owings of Road Safe America will be the committee's chair -- new and returning members include representations from OOIDA, Schneider National and other carriers, and law enforcement.
In what would essentially be another roadblock for drivers looking at finding a new driving job, the NTSB has recommended FMCSA to gather driver employment history and require carriers to use it.
The transportation committee in the U.S. House said it intends to target hours of service rules, CSA and state tolls in the upcoming term.
The investigative arm of Congress said in a Nov. 30 report that new medical regulations by the FMCSA should help keep impaired drivers and those deemed medically unfit.
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