Washington – A group of 51 Congress members recently criticized the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for allowing new hours-of-service regulations to go into effect before the agency completed a field study on the rule’s effectiveness.
Washington – A federal transportation safety advisory committee and a medical review board are scheduled to host a joint public meeting Sept. 9-10 in Alexandria, VA, to discuss several ongoing transportation safety topics.
Washington – An association representing ready-mixed concrete truck drivers has requested an exemption from the 30-minute rest-break requirement included in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s hours-of-service regulations.
Washington – A group of organizations representing livestock transporters has requested a permanent exemption from the 30-minute rest-break requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s hours-of-service regulations, citing animal safety concerns.
Arlington, VA – The American Trucking Associations is asking the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to give all drivers transporting hazardous materials more flexibility regarding FMCSA’s rest-break requirement.