Washington — Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) lauded government regulation as a vital societal institution during a June 5 speech, saying “good rules empower people to live, work and do business freely and safely.”
“How do employees reconcile quality and safety when they hear they need to, in the words of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, ‘move fast and break things’?” ask Don Groover and Mike Mangan from DEKRA Insight.
Washington — In her second appropriations hearing in as many days, Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao said she has “encouraged legislation” to clarify hours-of-service requirements for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
Have you ever arrived at work and found yourself unable to recall the details of your drive? Larry R. Russell, principal consultant for the Brain-Centric Reliability System at DEKRA Organizational Safety & Reliability, discusses this and other “brain-centered hazards” that stand in the way of us being safer drivers.
“Safety – and the issues surrounding it – is far different from when behavior-based safety first came onto the scene,” says Susan Murphy from DEKRA Insight, who presents five principles for creating a modern injury-reduction system.
Washington — Raymond Martinez is the new chief of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and Ronald Batory takes over as head of the Federal Railroad Administration, after the pair received Senate confirmation on Feb. 13.