FMCSA's subcommittee for its Compliance, Safety, Accountability program will meet April 29-30 to develop recommendations for changes to the program, its scoring system and the intervention process.
Several trucking groups took to Washington, D.C., this week to note their opposition to any increases to truck size and weight limits. A recent study, too, points to potential negative safety effects of bigger and heavier trucks.
Sen. Dick Durbin has asked the DOT to audit FMCSA's investigative practices, following the January crash that left an Illinois tollway worker dead and a state trooper seriously injured.
FMCSA has cancelled the Congressionally implemented hours of service waivers for propane haulers and home heating fuel haulers in 31 of the 36 states where exemptions were granted
Nearly 25,000 medical examiners are somewhere in the process of being certified and added to FMCSA's medical examiner registry, the agency has said in response to OOIDA's request for a delay for drivers of the compliance date of the rule.
The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association has filed a legal petition asking the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to push back the compliance date of the medical examiner registry rule until more agency-certified examiners are available for truck operators.
Even if we lived in an alternate universe where hours of service did not exist, fleets eventually would monitor drivers’ locations and hours.
The American Transportation Research Institute announced this week it's looking for input from truck operators on the impacts of the current hours of service rule and about detention time for two separate studies it's working on.
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