The Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee's 10-member CSA subcommittee issued recommendations with no small amount of dissent on the issues of crash fault and CSA scores' public display.
While budget cuts loom and federal officials make contingency plans, motor carrier safety programs remain exempt from significant reductions.
The program has hit one out of the park in getting carriers' attention, but MCSAC CSA Subcommittee members point to more strikeouts than base hits.
The Feb.5, 2013, meeting of the FMCSA's CSA Subcommitte to the MCSAC advisory board revealed data quality is a top stakeholder concern with the enforcement regime.
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 U.S. Department of Transportation is researching truck size and weights and will soon begin studying availability of truck parking by state.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has posted two new guides regarding upcoming changes in hours of service rules on its website.
Seven states have suspended hours-of-service rules for truckers transporting propane to mitigate current supply shortages.
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