Washington — The percentage of commercial truck and bus drivers buckling up climbed to a record-high 86 percent in 2016, according to the results of a survey conducted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Greenbelt, MD — An unannounced inspection blitz of commercial motor vehicles resulted in 14 percent being placed out of service for brake-related violations, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance recently announced.
Washington – Rep. Brian Babin (R-TX) is making another attempt to delay the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s mandate for electronic logging devices in commercial motor vehicles – set to go in effect Dec. 18 – by asking President Donald Trump to sign an Executive Order.
Washington – The National Transportation Safety Board made several recommendations to state and federal agencies, industry associations and other entities after concluding its investigation of an October 2016 multi-fatality crash in California.
Washington – New grants from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration are intended to increase commercial motor vehicle driver’s license standards and compliance, veterans’ operator training, and motor vehicle safety enhancements.
Washington – The comment period has closed on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s proposed changes to regulations regarding commercial motor vehicle drivers who have insulin-dependent diabetes.
Washington – The House has rejected the latest attempt to delay by two years the implementation of a federal mandate requiring commercial motor vehicle drivers to use electronic logging devices in place of paper logs to track hours of service.
Darien, IL – Three medical professional groups have expressed disapproval over the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s and the Federal Railroad Administration’s Aug. 4 decision to withdraw a proposed rule on obstructive sleep apnea.
Greenbelt, MD – From June 6 to 8, inspectors across North America checked braking systems, lights, tires and other equipment on commercial motor vehicles as part of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 30th International Roadcheck, an annual 72-hour enforcement and safety outreach event.