Arlington, VA – A group of organizations representing the truck and bus industries and law enforcement is petitioning the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to expand the scope of the agency’s proposal for establishing a national database of truck and bus drivers’ drug and alcohol test results.
Grain Valley, MO – The Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association is petitioning to extend a May 21 deadline by which truck and bus drivers must use only pre-approved providers for their medical certification exams.
Washington – The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program has enhanced federal efforts to improve safety in the commercial truck and bus industries, concludes a study released Feb. 5 by the government’s Volpe National Transportation Systems Center.
Arlington, VA – Commercial drivers still lack a solid understanding of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s Compliance, Safety, Accountability program, according to a new report from the American Transportation Research Institute.
Bloomsburg, PA – Adding an obstructive sleep apnea screening to commercial driver medical examinations is effective at identifying OSA risk among truck and bus drivers, concludes a recent study from Bloomsburg University.